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Asplenium myriophyllum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Asplenium myriophyllum Limestone Spleenwort,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Epiphytic, Rosette

This epiphytic fern naturally grows on rocks and up trees in humid, rainforest regions. Lime green fronds grow to 30cm long. New fronds are delicate and open from the centre of the rosette, unrolling as they age. Great addition to a tropical themed garden, hanging basket or potted feature.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Aspleniaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate