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Rabbit Foot Fern

Davallia solida var. fejeensis

Also known as

Deersfoot Fern, Hare's Foot Fern, Shinobu Fern, Ball Fern, Rabbit's foot fern, Fern

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Rabbit Foot Fern Overview

    Davallia solida var. fejeensis was better known as Davallia fejeensis, it is an evergreen, epiphytic fern species from the Davalliaceae family. This plant is widely cultivated as an ornamental for its attractive, shiny foliage and also commonly grown as a houseplant. Grows through rhizomes, which are usually hairy. Colloquial names include Rabbit Foot Fern, Ball Fern and Deersfoot Fern.

    How to propagate Rabbit Foot Fern

    Rhizomes

    Division

    Spores

    Spores in the summer.

    Special features of Rabbit Foot Fern

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Rabbit Foot Fern

    Hanging baskets

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