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Lygodium japonicum, Japanese Climbing Fern

Lygodium japonicum

Japanese Climbing Fern
Family: Schizaeaceae
Origin: eastern Asia
USDA Zone: 8-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageInvasive

This is one of the most unique members of the fern family. It has twining, threadlike stems with pinnate papery fronds. Lygodium japonicum need light shade to heavy shade with a moist well-drained soil mix.

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