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Arachnoides simplicior 'Variegata' is a hardy fern with creeping rhizomes, and glossy dark green leaves with a contrasting yellow green midrib colouration. Best in filtered shade, and great for containers and under trees. Protect from hot sun. Can also be grown in full shade. Needs a moist and humus rich soil. Water regularly. Good for subtropical to temperate climates.
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Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.
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Types of fertiliser: Half strength liquid fertiliser in the warm months.