Angiopteris evecta – Mule’s Foot Fern (email for availability)

This is a rare tropical fern that is considered to be the largest fern in the world! The fronds can get up to 20 feet long on this collector plant. The rhizome is trunk-like and huge, getting just over 3′ big. 

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Description

A rare fern known as Mule’s Foot Fern, Giant or King Fern. It is considered to be the largest fern in the world! The fronds can get up to 20 feet in length!! Keep this fern in shade and moist. It is a tropical fern so it is best to avoid freezing temperatures. Plant in the ground in tropical climates or needs to be grown in a greenhouse with room.

FAMILY : Marattiaceae
ORIGIN : Madagascar, Tropical Asia, Australia, Western Pacific
TYPE/USES : giant tropical fern
MATURE SIZE : up to 20′ tall
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : shade / filtered light
WATER REQUIREMENTS : keep moist
MIN. TEMP. : avoid freezing temperatures
FLOWER : n/a

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Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 36 in
Gardino Nursery