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Bold Sword Fern Nephrolepis biserrata

Previously known as:

  • Nephrolepis exaltata var. biserrata
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nef-roh-LEP-iss by-ser-AY-tuh
Description

This fern is native to tropical areas worldwide.  Great for containers and hanging baskets.

 

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Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Macho'
    Large size
'Macho'
Tags:
#evergreen#fern#hanging baskets#houseplants#evergreen fern#container#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#perrenial#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Macho'
    Large size
'Macho'
Tags:
#evergreen#fern#hanging baskets#houseplants#evergreen fern#container#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#perrenial#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Nephrolepis
    Species:
    biserrata
    Family:
    Polypodiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Fern
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Description:
    No fruits. This plants reproduces via spores.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    No flowers.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Fronds
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Hanging Baskets
    Houseplants