Lygodium japonicum

Common name:
Climbing Fern
Climbing Fern
Lygodium close up of leaves
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Ferns, Climbers, Creepers & Vines
Semi shade, Shade growing
Can tolerate more, Requires more
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
Non Flowering
Foliage color:
Plant Height or length:
2 to 4 meters
Plant Form:
Climbing or growing on support
Special Character:
  • Indigenous (native to India)
  • Good for Edges ie very small hedge or border
  • Can grow on trellis or chain link fencing
  • Hanging or weeping growth habit
  • Grows best in humid and warm regions
Plant Description:
- Origin: India, Mynmar, china to Japan
- Climbing fern with twining thread like stems.
- Thin green pinnate leaflets.
- Sterile pinnae with lobed segments.
- Fertile pinnae narrow, sori along the margins.
- Can be used as a potted pole plant.
Growing tips:
- Can grow upto 10 feet on support in favorable conditions.
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