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Gold fern

Pityrogramma spp.

Pentagramma triangularis 1 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

More images of Gold fern

A green Pityrogramma plant in a botanic garden
A close up of some yellow Pityrogramma leaves
A close up of a green Pityrogramma plant with divided foliage

Gold fern Overview

This genus has about 14 species of evergreen ferns, they produce short creeping rhizomes. The fronds produce finely cut pinnate leaflets, they are usually deep green on the upper surface and silvery white or yellow underneath.

How to propagate Gold fern

Spores

You can propagate from the spores.

Rhizomes

Breaking off rooted pieces of rhizome.

Other uses of Gold fern

Suitable for hanging baskets.