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Davallia denticulata (Rabbits foot fern)

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Plant description

davallia denticulata rabbits foot fern 2

davallia denticulata rabbits foot fern 1

Davallia denticulata is an epiphytic fern with furry rhizomes that look like...you guessed it...a rabbit's foot. It has attractive mid green lacy foliage. Good for shady spots in the garden or for containers in sheltered places and for indoors. Mist regularly to raise the humidity, though Davallia can take lower levels of humidity. Feed with a half strength feriliser in the warm months.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist.

Clay: not specified.

Sand: not specified.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Half strength liquid fertiliser.

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