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Cyrtomium falcatum (photo courtesy of Rob Cardillo)
Cyrtomium falcatum (photo courtesy of Rob Cardillo)

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Zones 5-9, 14-24, H1, H2
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Regular Water
Moderate

Cyrtomium falcatum

Japanese Holly Fern
Dryopteridaceae
Ferns

CYRTOMIUM

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

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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