Lepisorus pseudoussuriensis 'Taoshan'

Taoshan Lepisorus Fern

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Item #: 3612

Zones: 7b to 10b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Taiwan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

Lepisorus pseudoussuriensis 'Taoshan' is a 2021 Plant Delights/JLBG introduction of a horticulturally unknown fern that we can finally share from our 2008 Taiwan spore collection. We found this narrow-leaf, epiphytic fern growing in rock cracks as we hiked toward Taiwan's Taoshan waterfall at 7,000' elevation. Growing on a slope in compost rich, well-drained soil in our garden, Lepisorus pseudoussuriensis has made a lovely, small 18" wide clump of pencil-thin (6" long X .25" wide), dark green upright fronds, and has survived upper single digits.