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PlantFiles: Shredded Spleenwort
Asplenium aethiopicum

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

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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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 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.

Neutral palmbob 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



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