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Pleopeltis lepidopteris 'Morro dos Conventos'

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Description

This fern is native to a Morro dos Conventos beach in Brazil.

 

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pleopeltis
    Species:
    lepidopteris
    Family:
    Polypodiaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Fern
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Description:
    No fruit. This plant reproduces via spores.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    no flowers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Fronds
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer