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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 on this page is based on our research that has been conducted on this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in the nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Lemon Buttons'.
 
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