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Nephrolepis biserrata 'Macho' /Giant Sword Fern

Nephrolepis biserrata 'Macho'  / Nephrolepis biserrata 'Macho'
Fern with very large fronds
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Fern with very large fronds

This fern grows well in large containers

Patio specimen on a patio in Isle of Palms, SC

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Scientific Name: Nephrolepis biserrata 'Macho'
Common Name: Giant Sword Fern
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Makes an excellent container plant for shady areas. Is used in hanging baskets. Has large, coarse textured leaves which can give a tropical effect to a garden area.