Cheilanthes seiberi – Mulga Fern

This fern is a small and tough little plant which can grow in a variety of places, even poor soils. It spreads from underground stems. It can grow in exposed conditions if it has root protection. Suits well lit spots and also shady areas. Frost tolerant.

Family : Pteridaceae
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Plant Type : Fern
Width : 0.5
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Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Bog gardens, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Cheilanthes seiberi
Common Name : Mulga Fern
Height : 0.5
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pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade, Heavy shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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