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Didymochlaena truncatula/Mahogany Fern

Didymochlaena truncatula / Didymochlaena truncatula
Young fronds are a mahogany color that later become green
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Young fronds are a mahogany color that later become green

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Scientific Name: Didymochlaena truncatula
Common Name: Mahogany Fern
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Performs best when the soil is kept constantly moist during the growing season. New foliage is mahogany which greens with age. Unlike most ferns, this species prefers high light intensities. Likes high humidity.