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PlantFiles: Shining Spleenwort
Asplenium oblongifolium

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Family: Aspleniaceae
Genus: Asplenium (ass-PLEE-nee-um) (Info)
Species: oblongifolium (ob-long-ee-FOH-lee-um) (Info)

Synonym:Asplenium lucidum

Category:
Perennials
Ferns

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
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:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Cretaceous On Jun 20, 2007, Cretaceous from El Sobrante, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Native to New Zealand.



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