Lace Fern

Microlepia strigosa

SKU
9764
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10 - 11

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Needs regular watering to maintain consistently moist soil.

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Botanical Pronunciationmy-kroh-LEP-ee-uh strig-OH-suh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering to maintain consistently moist soil.
Key FeatureWoodland Garden Plant

Thrives in enriched, evenly moist soil, but highly adaptable once established. Follow a regular watering schedule to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed monthly during growing season. Cut back old fronds when new growth begins in spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11

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