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Polypodium polypodioides

Resurrection fern

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Features

  • Height0.2m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Polypodium polypodioides (Resurrection fern). This is a small evergreen perennial or small epiphytic fern with narrowly triangular or oblong pinnate leathery mid green fronds.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Epiphytic or Fern

Other common names

Polypody

Origin

S. Africa

Interest and use

Grown for its sculptural fronds.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grow easily in any moist, well-drained soil in dappled shade. You can propagate by division or by sowing spores.

Propagation

You can propagate by division or by sowing spores.

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