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Small light green rounded leaves on thin stems great textural interest for shade container plantings.
The most popular form is known as N. falcata 'Furcans'. Fronds may grow to eight feet and are best displayed by planting in a large basket. Tropical to semi-tropical; Terrestrial, Epiphytic.
Nephrolepis is a genus of about 30 species of ferns in the family Davalliaceae (included in Lomariopsidaceae in some classifications).
Nephrolepis species are frost tender but are easily grown in mild areas in a position in full shade or partshade with moist humus-rich soil and steady high humidity. They are widely cultivated as indoor plants. In cooler climates, if they are grown in heated indoor situations, ensure they receive plenty of bright filtered light and ample water. They can be propagated by division or from spores.
It is also one of the best over all plants at removing gaseous toxins from the air, including formaldehyde.
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