Asplenium aethiopicum – Carrot-top fern

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South AfricaAsplenium aethiopicum Carrot-top fern

Indigenous; 70cm
Requires moderate watering.
Potting mixtures of loam, leaf mould, peat moss and river sand.
Provide medium light-intensity.
Monthly applications of liquid fertilizer.
Propagate from spores.

This fern is named so because it resembles the top of a carrot. An epiphytic and terrestrial specie found widely in our forests.

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