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Microlepia strigosa
Microlepia strigosa

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Microlepia strigosa

Lace Fern


Sturdy ferns useful for landscaping in mild climates. Both species described here can take fairly dry soil—drier than is usual for ferns. Both are hardy to 28°F/–2°C.

Microlepia strigosa

Native to tropical Asia. Robust fern with delicate dark green fronds. Grows to 2–3 ft. tall and wide. Sometimes sold as M. speluncae.

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