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PlantFiles: Rabbit's Foot Fern
Davallia canariensis

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Family: Davalliaceae
Genus: Davallia (dav-VAL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: canariensis (kuh-nair-ee-EN-sis) (Info)

13 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Ferns

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From spores

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

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive swamp_thing On Aug 13, 2009, swamp_thing from Lake Arthur, LA wrote:

I have this plant hanging under a large white oak tree. I have found that the fern will do great, with darker fronds that are numerous, with plenty of roots hanging over the side.(the rabbits foot) beautiful plant when in the shade, has an old world charm to them.

Regional...

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

San Francisco, California
Brooksville, Florida
Clearwater, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Lakeland, Florida
Palm Bay, Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida
Clinton, Louisiana
Lake Arthur, Louisiana
Niles, Michigan
Bluffton, South Carolina
Conway, South Carolina
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Islandton, South Carolina
Lexington, South Carolina
Summerville, South Carolina
Deer Park, Texas
Falls Church, Virginia



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