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Re: RE: Aunt Abbie Fern

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] RE: Aunt Abbie Fern
  • From: Bob Needham bneedham@cisco.com
  • Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2006 09:45:32 -0700 (PDT)

> From owner-ferns@hort.net Mon Apr 17 04:27:13 2006
> Hi
>   Great fern and photography.   Is the neph growing in a pot????. 


> I am 
> curious as it looks like layer upon layer?????   does it grow new plants on 
> top of itself "sort of thing"  

Yes, many pups from  hanging rhizomes. Some fronds are over 1 Meter long.

> I have never seen one do this or is it the habit of this particular fern.
>       regards Denise (oz) 

This is a new cultivar discovered in 2000, I believe. I could locate and send
you the full story. I think Oz is too restrictive for me to be able to send you a pup?

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