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Microlepia strigosa
Microlepia strigosa

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Zones 17, 23, 24
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Microlepia strigosa

Lace Fern
Polypodiaceae
Ferns

MICROLEPIA

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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