long strap fern
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Specimen plant in most shade gardens. Grow it on downed logs, lower trunk of cypress, or on rock. Needs to be in a moist, humid environment.
Propagation: Division, spores.
Availability: Specialty providers
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Lime rock, organic material (muck), epiphytic (growing on trees)
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)
Native Habitats: Hammocks. Epiphytic or on rocks.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: