Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki', tongue fern

Category: Ferns & Allies
Family: Polypodiaceae
Origin: Asia
Evergreen: herbaceous below 10 F
Flower Color: yellow spores
Bloom Time: yellow spores late summer
Height: 1 ft
Width: 3 ft
Exposure: shade
Irrigation: medium
Cold Hardiness: 0 F
Description: Plant in a well drained sloped mulched bed and water sparingly. Its tongue-shaped stiff leaves arising from rhizomes make a very nice ground cover. In a humid greenhouse it may be grown on rock or tree limb since it is an epiphyte and will cling to those surfaces.