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PlantFiles: Pellaea
Pellaea paradoxa 'Glowstar'

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Family: Adiantaceae
Genus: Pellaea (pe-LEE-uh) (Info)
Species: paradoxa (par-uh-DOKS-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Glowstar

Category:
Ferns

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive MotherNature4 On Feb 2, 2008, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a tough little fern with 3 to 5 inch fronds. It does well in terrariums with acid-rich soil. Fronds are deep, glossy-green above and dull green beneath.




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