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Green Caterpillar Fern
Scientific Name: Polypodium formosanum
Synonym:
Family: Polypodiaceae
Green Caterpillar Fern (Polypodium  formosanum) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 15-17,19-27
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25 F (-4 C)

Sun Exposure: Part shade to shade

Origin: Japan, Taiwan, southern China

Growth Habits: Creeping epiphyte or terrestrial fern, slow growing to 12 to 24 inches tall (30-60 cm); chalky worm-like hairless rhizomes; green leaves

Watering Needs: Ample water, needs good drainage in light soil

Propagation: Rhizome division, spores


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