Davallia (Rabbit’s Foot Fern)

Scientific name: Davallia
Common name(s): rabbit’s foot fern
Origin: Australia, growing on rocks and trees
Family: Filices
Light: medium
Watering: keep soil evenly moist, avoid sogginess, can handle some surface drying
Fertilizing: all-purpose mix every 1-2 months
The creeping fuzzy rhizomes of this unusual fern give it its common name. It is the perfect plant for a Victorian wire planter or any container that allows it’s furry “feet” to be seen. It is a pretty tough fern despite it’s delicate lacy foliage.

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