Rob's plants
home garden plants wildlife seed photos
plant sale journal topics plantlinks fun guestbook

Acrostichum danaeifolium

Acrostichum danaeifolium
Just planted in April...
water fern; leather fern
Grown a bit by October
Acrostichum danaeifolium
New frond unfurling

Common name water fern; leather fern
Family pteridaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z9-11)
Flowers inconspicuous

This fern is native to Florida and the Caribbean. Online photos of this species vary quite a bit in appearance, but ours resembles the ones from US web sources. We bought ours as a pond marginal and planted it along the streamside of our waterfall pond, which is consistent with its marshy native habitat, but it apparently also grows in regular garden soil.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pond

About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Acrostichum danaeifolium

I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my guestbook. If you have a question that needs a personal response, please e-mail me.

Your name

Your comments

home garden plants wildlife seed plant sale topics guestbook journal plantlinks

Last modified: October 15, 2017
Contact me