Sichuan Lace Cat's Claw Fern

Onychium japonicum 'Sichuan Lace'

SKU
09766
Lacy, dark green fronds resemble that of a carrot top and sprout from trailing rhizomes which is why it's often referred to as the carrot fern. In the wild, it grows on rocky cliffs to 14,000'. Unlike other ferns, 'Sichuan Lace' thrives in a lightly shaded or dappled sunlight woodland garden, rather than deep shade. Deciduous.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
8 - 10

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

Change

Filtered sun, Partial shade

Water regularly to maintain consistently moist soil.

We no longer grow this plant

This page is for reference only. If you are looking for a plant to purchase, please use our Plant Finder to discover the perfect plant for your garden.

Set Zip to See Prices
$0.00
More Information
Average Size at MaturityArching fronds reach 16-24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeDoes not flower.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleRustic, Tropical
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain consistently moist soil.

Provide moist, well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.

Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Sichuan Lace Cat's Claw Fern

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10

Your climate may be too cold for this plant