Shredded Spleenwort
Asplenium aethiopicum

Family: Aspleniaceae
Genus: Asplenium (ass-PLEE-nee-um) (Info)
Species: aethiopicum (ee-thee-OH-pik-um) (Info)

Category:

Ferns

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Sep 6, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

According to the USDA web site, this plant is also native to the U.S. and grows in Hawaii.

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On Nov 12, 2003, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

An attractive fern (bad name, though) with very finely dissected, leathery leaves. This one is supposedly a bit tricky but seems to be doing well in the garden in Irvine, California, I saw it in. Native of Africa, Australia and Asia