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Image of Cyrtomium fortunei photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Asian Netvein Hollyfern, Fortune's Holly Fern)

Asian netvein hollyfern is an evergreen fern with fronds bearing pale, dull green and finely divided, sickle-shaped leaflets.

Grow this plant in average to fertile, moist but well-drained soil in shade or part shade. Incorporating compost or other humus is great for this plant's health and vigor. Asian netvein hollyfern makes a rich, green groundcover in winter and summer. It is also an interesting specimen plant and makes an excellent houseplant.

Image of Davallia photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Rabbit's Foot Fern)

Deriving their common name from their fuzzy creeping rhizomes, these evergreen or semi-evergreen ferns are found throughout the Old World tropics. Many are epiphytic or lithophytic, forming large clumps on trees or rocks. The lacy, glossy, often triangular fronds vary widely in size. Popular hare's-foot ferns include the rabbit’s-foot (Davallia fejeensis), with relatively tall, finely divided fronds; deer’s-foot fern (Davallia canariensis), with downy brown rhizomes and knee-high,...

Image of Davallia fejeensis photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Rabbit's Foot Fern)

This elegant evergreen fern derives its common name from its fuzzy exposed rhizomes (creeping stems), which anchor it to trees and rocks in its native Polynesia.

The mid-green, triangular, arching fronds arise from a network of long, exposed, silver-furred rhizomes. The fronds are lacily divided into numerous pinnate segments. Selections such as 'Plumosa' have especially finely divided, feathery fronds.

This fern likes bright shade, humidity, even moisture, and frost-free temperatures. It...

Image of Davallia sinensis photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Rabbit's Foot Fern)

Given their common name for their fuzzy creeping rhizomes (ground-level stems), hare’s-foot ferns are evergreen or semi-evergreen perennials found throughout the Asian tropics. Many are epiphytic or lithophytic, forming large clumps on trees or rocks. This species, Davallia sinensis has the typical much-divided, soft fronds, gathered in a nodding clump.

In frost-free areas, give it bright shade and moist, highly organic, well-drained soil. Like most Hare's-foot ferns, it is an excellent...

Image of Davallia trichomanoides photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Squirrel's Foot Fern)

Squirrel's foot fern is a finely textured evergreen fern with green fronds growing from attractive fuzzy, red-brown creeping rhizomes.

Grow this fern in average to fertile, moist but well-drained soil with humus in shade or part shade. Since the rhizomes are so interesting and textural, an excellent application is in a large hanging basket or growing on a tree trunk at eye level. Be careful not to overwater or allow soil to become bone dry, as both will lead to leaf drop.

(White Rabbit's Foot Fern)

This evergreen to semi-evergreen fern derives its common name from its fuzzy exposed rhizomes (creeping stems), which anchor it to trees and rocks in its native Indochina.

The leathery, dark green, narrowly triangular fronds of this tender fern arise from a slowly expanding network of silver-furred rhizomes. The upright to arching, pinnately compound (feather-shaped) fronds have about a dozen pinnate segments.

This fern likes bright shade, high humidity, even moisture, and frost-free temperatures,...

Image of Dennstaedtia punctilobula photo by: TL

TL

(Hayscented Fern)

This rapidly spreading, sun-tolerant fern inhabits clearings and open woodlands in eastern and central North America, often forming large colonies. Its common name refers to the hay-like scent of its lacy, yellow-green fronds.

Light green fiddleheads arise from slender underground rhizomes in spring, soon unfurling into upright, triangular fronds. The bipinnately compound fronds are divided into approximately 20 pairs of segments (pinnae) which are themselves divided into pinnules. The frond's...

Image of Dicksonia antarctica photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Soft Tree Fern, Tasmanian Tree Fern)

Tasmanian tree fern is a tree-like fern native to the forests of tropical and temperate regions of eastern Australia and Tasmania. In milder regions it is an evergreen. The upright, trunk-like rhizome is covered with a thick, red, fuzzy mat of roots. The numerous bold, long, arching, leathery fronds are light green when they first emerge and darken with age. The leaflets on each frond are quite finely cut.

Tasmanian tree fern should be grown in a humusy moist soil that is acidic. A partial to...

Image of Dryopteris affinis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Golden-scaled Fern)

Golden-scaled fern is a medium sized, semi-evergreen fern with arching dark green fronds that have golden brown scales. It is native to Europe and southwestern Asia, eastward to the Himalayas. The fronds emerge pale green with golden brown midribs as they unroll from the central crown of leaves above the upright rhizome. At the base of each pinna (or leaflet) on the frond is a dark spot.

Alhough this fern excels with shade and moist soil, it will tolerate sunnier conditions if the soil does not...

(Golden-scaled Fern, The King Golden-scaled Fern)

Golden-scaled fern is a medium sized semi-evergreen fern with arching dark green fronds that have golden brown scales. Considered the most beautiful of this species' cultivars, it is native from Europe to southern Asia and also known as 'Cristata The King'.

Even though this fern prefers shade and moist soil, golden-scaled fern will tolerate sunnier and slightly windier conditions if the soil never dries out completely. Add organic matter to the soil when planting this fern. It makes an excellent...