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Cyrtomium

Dryopteridaceae
Ferns

These are coarse-textured but handsome ferns with firm-textured, glossy fronds 2–3 ft. long.

Provide soil with high organic content. Do not plant these ferns too deeply.

Cyrtomium falcatum, photo courtesy of Rob Cardillo
Cyrtomium falcatum, photo courtesy of Rob Cardillo

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Cyrtomium falcatum

Native to Asia, South Africa, Polynesia; naturalized in Hawaii. Fronds to 10 in. wide, with 3–11 pairs of divisions. Takes houseplant conditions well.

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