golden polypody fern
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2 ft Width: 2 ft
Noted for: Interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Typically epiphytic (on trees). Interesting grown in the boots (old leaf bases) of cabbage palm. Can also be grown in soil or on rock as part of a shade or fern garden.
Availability: FNPS plant sales, Friends
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Epiphytic (growing on trees)
Soil pH Range: NA
Native Habitats: Hammocks. Epiphytic on cabbage palm.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: This is a native that makes Florida look tropical.