Holly Fern
Cyrtomium falcatum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist daily at room temperatures above 22 °C, otherwise mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

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Names

Other common names Japanese Holly Fern, Japanese Netvein Holly Fern
Family Dryopteridaceae
Other scientific names Polystichum falcatum

Characteristics

Growth form fern - horsetail
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Leaf color
  • green