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Blechnum occidentale

Family: Blechnaceae

Common names: HAMMOCK FERN, HARD FERN

Native to: Chile, Tropical America, West Indies

Plant

Type: fern

Forms: arching, erect

Max height: 1.5 feet

Max width: 1.5 feet

Flower

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Exposure: part shade, shade

Propagates by: spore

Soil types: loam, well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: moist, regular