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A picture of a Kimberley Queen Fern

Kimberley Queen Fern

Nephrolepis obliterata

Arthropteris palisotii (Nephrolepis obliterata) - Longwood Gardens - DSC01060 by Daderot (CC0)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

1m

3 years to reach maturity

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Kimberley Queen Fern Overview

Nephrolepis obliterata is a tuberous perennial fern species commonly known by the name Kimberley Queen Fern. It resides in the Nephrolepidaceae family and is a common houseplant in many areas of the world. Similar to Boston Ferns, they are typically grown as an ornamental plant for the attractive foliage. This compact plant produces neat, narrow leaflets are alternatively arranged along long, upright stems. Originating from Australia and Eastern Asia, this plant is well suited to growing in a hanging container and copes well with dryer indoor air.

How to harvest Kimberley Queen Fern

Pick the strong green leaves to use in flower arranging.

How to propagate Kimberley Queen Fern

Division

The stolons can be divided with a few leaves attached to grow into new plants.

Spores

The spores self seed easily to grow into new plants.

Special features of Kimberley Queen Fern

Drought resistant

Can tolerate long periods with little water.

Attractive leaves

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Other uses of Kimberley Queen Fern

Ornamental

Grow for both indoor and outdoors.