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Pellaea viridis 'Cathcart'
@ In Situ South Africa

Pellaea viridis 'Cathcart'

South African Green Rock Fern

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Item #: 6726

Zones: 7b to 9b, at least

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: South Africa

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

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

(aka: Pellaea viridis A1SA-188) This form of Cheilanthes viridis comes from near the town of Cathcart in the Eastern Cape. It was found at 4391' elevation, growing on a dry rocky band alongside Aloe ecklonii. This semi-evergreen deer-resistant fern is composed of dark green, upright fronds that make a 2' tall x 18" wide clump.