Davallia mariesii - Rabbits foot fern

Davallia mariesii - Rabbits foot fern
Davallia mariesii, also known as the Rabbit's foot fern, is an easy-care houseplant. It is characterized by its delicate, lacy fronds and its furry, brown rhizomes, which resemble a rabbit's foot.
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Rabbits Foot Fern
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Rabbit's foot ferns prefer bright, indirect light, but they can tolerate some direct sunlight. They are also relatively tolerant of low humidity, but they will do best in a humid environment. The soil should be kept moist, but not soggy.

Rabbit's foot ferns are relatively slow-growing, but they can live for many years with proper care. They are a great choice for hanging baskets or for planting in a terrarium.

Here are some additional facts about Davallia mariesii:

  • The plant's name comes from the Japanese word "davara," which means "rabbit's foot."
  • The furry rhizomes of the plant are a type of storage organ that helps the plant to survive in dry conditions.
  • Rabbit's foot ferns are said to bring good luck, so they are often given as gifts.
  • The plant is also used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including inflammation and allergies.

If you are looking for a unique and beautiful houseplant that is also easy to care for, then Davallia mariesii is a great choice.


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