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Arachniodes simplicior /East Indian Holly Fern

Arachniodes simplicior   / Arachniodes simplicior
Variegated fronds
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Variegated fronds

Close-up of dense fronds

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Scientific Name: Arachniodes simplicior
Common Name: East Indian Holly Fern
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: An upright growing fern used in borders and as a container plant. Evergreen in zones 8 and 9. A great choice for sites like woodland gardens and other naturalistic sites where humus has accumulated over an extended period. Prefers a rich, fertile slightly acidic soil.