• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 20 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving Foliage
    Blooms:
    Prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ass-PLEE-nee-um
    Plant type:Fern
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches 20 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Prized for foliage.
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Tropical
    Design IdeasPlant in a wooded garden or shady bed. Great indoors or out in a container planting or grow solo and add the glossy, green fronds to cut flower arrangements.
    Companion PlantsStromanthe (Stromanthe); Elephant Ear (Colocasia); Bush Lily (Clivia); Black Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide organically rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Thrives in warm, bright shade. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This Asplenium dimorphum x difforme hybrid is from Australia by origin.