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Nephrolepis cordifolia

Family: Davalliaceae

Common names: BOSTON FERN, ERECT SWORD FERN, LADDER FERN, SWORD FERN

Synonym: Nephrolepis cordata

Native to: Pantropical

Plant

Type: fern

Forms: clumping, erect, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 2 feet

Max width: 2 feet

Flower

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen, naturalizes

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: spore

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +20 to above +40 °F

Water: regular

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