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Woodwardia orientalis, Oriental Chain Fern

Woodwardia orientalis

Oriental Chain Fern
Family: Blechnaceae
Origin: Himalayas, Japan, China, Taiwan, Phillipines
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeKeep soil moistRegular waterOrnamental foliage

The cascading lustrous fronds of this chain fern bear bulbils all over the upper frond surface giving the fronds a multidimensional look. The bulbils are easily detached to make more plants and they will drop off on their own and colonize a wide area if given ample moisture.

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