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Adiantum tenerum 'Farleyense'

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Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Adiantum (ad-ee-AN-tum) (Info)
Species: tenerum (TEN-er-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Farleyense

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Ferns

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

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

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

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Herbaceous
Bronze-Green

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

Soil pH requirements:
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 On May 2, 2005, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have been growing 'Farleyense' for about 10 years. It has been a lovely plant, but can't stand to dry out. I have propagated it by division.

MN4

Regional...

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

Bartow, Florida
Miami, Florida
Covington, Louisiana



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