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Products > Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Lemon Buttons'
 
Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Lemon Buttons' - Button Sword Fern
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Fern
Family: Nephrolepidiaceae (~Polypodiaceae)
Origin: Pantropical
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: NA
Bloomtime: Not Significant
Height: <1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): High Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Lemon Buttons' (Button Sword Fern) - This fern is a cultivar of the common sword fern, Nephrolepis cordifolia. It grows to just under 1 foot tall with 10 inch long by 1 inch wide fronds bearing a single row of small rounded leaves (pinnae) on each side of the frond (not doubled as in the cultivar 'Duffi'). Plant in bright shade and give regular irrigation. An attractive and useful shade plant for an accent in a rock garden or as a small edging plant. Hardy to 19 F.  The information provided on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery's library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations in our nursery of crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Lemon Buttons'.
 
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