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Woodwardia orientalis
Common Name: Oriental Chain Fern Family: Blechnaceae (The Deer or Chain Fern Family)

Woodwardia orientalis
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This fern produces long, wide, leathery fronds which arch and sometimes lie flat on the ground. Plants can eventually grow to four feet tall and six feet wide. The new growth emerges copper orange. The glossy fronds when mature can produce small plantlets that can be propagated. This Asian native grows on moist hillsides. Bring indoors in cold winter areas.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Moist hillsides.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom Colour 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom Time 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Shade  Foliage ColourGreen Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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