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Asplenium platyneuron

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ah-SPLEE-nee-um pla-tee-NUR-on
Description

Creeping, crown-forming rhizome; require moist, well-drained, humus rich to rocky soil in partial to full shade

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Asplenium
    Species:
    platyneuron
    Family:
    Aspleniaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    E. Canada to U.S.A., S. Africa
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 8 in. - 1 ft. 8 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 8 in. - 1 ft. 8 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Fern
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Shallow Rocky
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Fronds
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Slender, sterile fronds; arching to flattened; light green; fertile fronds stand upright and are dark green; herringbone shape; fronds taper at both ends; shiny, dark stems and axis; 18 or more pairs of non-opposite pinnae
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Black
    Brown/Copper
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Surface:
    Smooth (glabrous)
    Stem Description:
    Shiny, dark stems and axis
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heavy Shade