Asplenium bulbiferum

Botanical Name: Asplenium bulbiferum

Phonetic: Ah-Spleen-ee-um Bulb-ih-fear-um

Common Name(s): Mother Fern

Family: Aspleniaceae
Origin: Understory rainforests in Australia
Plant Type: Fern
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Finely divided fronds
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Bright green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Inconspicuous
Flower Color(s): Inconspicuous

Exposure: Shade, filtered sun
Climate Zone(s): 15,15,17,19-24 (protection from hot sun in all the climate zones)
USDA: 9-11
Growth Rate: Moderate                
Height: 4 Feet
Spread: 3 Feet
Hydrozone: High
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems
Soil: Moist and organic soils

Features: Finely divided fronds, soft foliage character
Uses: Tropical accent plant, container plant, shaded areas, hanging baskets, plant on north side of building, woodland garden, specimen, houseplant

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