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PlantFiles: Table Mountain Fern
Blechnum tabulare

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Family: Blechnaceae
Genus: Blechnum (BLEK-num) (Info)
Species: tabulare (tab-yoo-LAIR-ee) (Info)

Synonym:Pteris tabularis

Category:
Ferns

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Nov 13, 2003, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I haven't had this fern long and got it as a dinky fernling... but seems to tolerate southern California weather OK. It eventually grows up into a suckering miniature tree fern with simple, large leaflets. It's a native of Africa and South America.

Regional...

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

Thousand Oaks, California



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