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Re: Blue Ferns

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] Blue Ferns
  • From: Carl Strohmenger cstrohme@hsc.usf.edu
  • Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 12:40:08 -0500

These are two very attractive ferns. Are they in commercial cultivation?
I assume they are tropicals. Do they have any cold-hardiness? It would
be interesting to see if they would grow in my locality - central
Florida, USA.
- Carl

Chanrit Sinhabaedya wrote:
> Hi,
> I have few ferns that have blue coloration on leaf such as Microsorum
> thailandicum. . For my experience, I found that its leaves will turn blue
> when grow more shade like  30%of sunlight (tropical sunlight). Compare to
> the one I grow in 50% light the
> >From my experience with Microsorum thailandicum, The blue coloration much
> more appear when grow slightly shady like 30% sunlight(tropical sunlght). If
> give them more light, like 50% the leaves will turn to green.
> By the way, I found that eventhough some of mine grow in more light area,
> their leaves are green when sprout but later on they turn to deep blue in
> few months and last for a year or so. Probably the blue coloration is depend
> on leaf maturity on some species.
> These following links are the example of blue-leaf ferns I grow. The first
> one is Microsorum thailandicum and the second one is a new species
> Microsorum which was found by Mr. Poonsak Vacharakorn in south tip of
> Thailand.
> Microsorum thailandicum
> http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/chanrits/vwp?.dir=/Ferns&.src=ph&.dnm=Microsorum+thailandicum.jpg&.view=t&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com/bc/chanrits/lst%3f%26.dir=/Ferns%26.src=ph%26.view=t
> Microsorum sp. 'Poonsak'
> http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/chanrits/vwp?.dir=/Ferns&.src=ph&.dnm=Poonsak%27s+Metalic+Blue+Fern.jpg&.view=t&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com/bc/chanrits/lst%3f%26.dir=/Ferns%26.src=ph%26.view=t
> :)
> Chanrit Sinhabaedya
> Bangkok, Thailand.

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