Acrostichum danaeifolium '~Species'

Giant Leather Fern

Family: Pteridaceae Maidenhair Fern


Type Perennial, fern
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color n/a
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Foundation, massing, specimen, woodland garden
Height 4' to 6' / 1.20m to 1.80m
Spread 36" to 6' / 90cm to 1.80m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America