Rumohra adiantiformis

Botanical Name: Rumohra adiantiformis

Phonetic: Roo-More-uh Aye-dee-anti-form-iss

Common Name(s): Leather Fern

Family: Polypodiaceae
Origin: Southern Hemisphere, subtropical climate zones
Plant Type: Fern
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Leathery triangular shaped fronds
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Deep green
Texture: Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Does not flower
Flower Color(s): Does not flower

Exposure: Part shade to part sun
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 14-17, 22-24
Growth Rate: Moderate              
Height: 3 Feet
Spread: 5-6+ Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems
Soil: Needs regular moisture, loam soils

Features: Deep green color, low growing evergreen fern, spreads by rhizomes
Uses: Informal gardens, filler, shaded beds, cut foliage for floral arrangements, ground cover, hanging baskets, Asian style gardens, Zen style gardens, tropical gardens

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