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Polypodium formosanum 'Cristatum'/E. T. Fern, Frog Foot Fern

Polypodium formosanum 'Cristatum' / Polypodium formosanum 'Cristatum'
Makes a nice container or hanging basket specimen
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Makes a nice container or hanging basket specimen

When it become very large, divide and repot in spring

Has large, medium green leaves that require protection from hot sunlight

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Scientific Name: Polypodium formosanum 'Cristatum'
Common Name: E. T. Fern, Frog Foot Fern
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This ferm has curious, flattened, greeen rhizomes and is the reason that it gets its curious names. With its drooping, light green fronds it makes an excellent hanging basket. This, and other, ferns should be divided and repotted in the spring. They should never be subjected to bright sunlight where the temperataure is high.