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Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki'


Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki' is a rare variegated form with light green and emerald green leathery fronds.

Pyrrosia lingua is a common rock-dwelling fern from northeast Asia with tongue-shaped, leathery fronds with cinnamon-felted undersides. 'Ogon Nishiki' is a very rare thing in that it is a variegated fern. Every leaf offers different light green stripes on an emerald green background. It can be grown in open potting media, orchid mix, or on a slab. Keep dry in winter; water and fertilize in summer. A good houseplant.

Common Name: Tongue Fern

Family: Polypodiaceae (The Polypody Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7b-10

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

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Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

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Soil Moisture: Average

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Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: On rocks or trees in low mountains.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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