Chain Fern
Woodwardia unigemmata

Family: Blechnaceae
Genus: Woodwardia (wood-WARD-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: unigemmata (yoo-nee-jem-MAH-ta) (Info)

Category:

Ferns

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By stooling or mound layering

From spores

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Sep 25, 2007, Cretaceous from El Sobrante, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Native to Japan, Taiwan, China, Nepal, Vietnam, and the Philippines.