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The Giant maidenhair fern is a lovely fern with shiny black stems and large diamond shaped leaves. The stems are attractively arched, and the new leaves are pale, maturing to having a silvery green then dark green. It likes a moist soil rich in organic matter. Tidy any dead growth by snipping back close to the soil. Frost tender. Feed with a half strength liquid fertiliser in the warm months. Good for under trees, container growing and hanging baskets. If growing indoors, mist at least once a week.
Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified
Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres
Maximum width: 0.8 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres
Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Clay: not specified.
Sand: not specified.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: Half strength liquid fertiliser in the warm months.