Blechnum appendiculatum


Blechnum appendiculatum

Palm Fern

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Southeastern United States and American Tropics

Growth Habit:

This clumping fern spreads rapidly by underground rhizomes. The fronds are 2-3 inches across and reach up to two feet tall.

Growing Requirements:

Palm Fern grows best in partial sun to full shade, in moist soil. It makes an excellent ground cover.


The new fronds emerge a striking pink color which darkens to bronze then green at maturity.

Where at Lotusland:

Blechnum appendiculatum is planted throughout the Fern Garden.

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