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Indian Holly Fern

Arachniodes simplicior 'Variegata'

Pronunciation: a-rak-nee-OH-dees sim-PLIK-ee-or var-ee-GAY-tuh
SKU #00086

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Description Bright, grassy green fronds are accented by a distinctive gold stripe down the midrib of each lance-shaped leaflet. Widely spaced leaflets create a lacy appearance. An excellent fern for woodland colonies and subtropical compositions. Spreads gently by creeping rhizomes to form a clump. Evergreen.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Prized for foliage.
Mature Size Moderately growing; reaches 18 in. tall, gently spreading 18 to 36 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Care Thrives in organically rich, acidic soils. Avoid harsh sun exposure. Provide shelter in colder northern gardens. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Fertilize periodically through growing season. Remove old faded fronds after new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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