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Athyrium japonicum

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Deparia japonica
Phonetic Spelling
a-THEE-ree-um ja-PO-nih-kum
Description

Athyrium japonicum has short, creeping, and branching rhizome. This plant is easy to grow and late to produce new fronds in spring.

 

 

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#easy to grow#fronds#fern#creeping#deer damage#deer resistant#branching#short plant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#easy to grow#fronds#fern#creeping#deer damage#deer resistant#branching#short plant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Athyrium
    Species:
    japonicum
    Family:
    Athyriaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Pakistan to S. Kuril Islands and Lesser Sunda Islands
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Fern
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Creeping
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Fronds
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The leaves are fronds. The blade is broadly lance-shaped and pinnate-pinnatified with rounded segments.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer