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PlantFiles: Boston Fern
Nephrolepis exaltata 'Shadow Lace'

Family: Polypodiaceae
Genus: Nephrolepis (nef-roh-LEP-iss) (Info)
Species: exaltata (eks-all-TAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Shadow Lace


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Sun Exposure:
Full Shade

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Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive hanna1 On Feb 22, 2005, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

A favorite since Victorian times, graceful hanging fronds, great in hanging baskets or containers. Prefers medium light. Moderately moist soil. House temps 65F-75F.


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

Castro Valley, California
Pahrump, Nevada
Herndon, Virginia

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