Bahama brake fern, pineland brake fern
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft
Noted for: Interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Grows in clumps. Unusual in that it thrives in high light, but needs moist soil.
Considerations: Needs periodic removal of old fronds -- cut the clumps back in winter or early spring.
Native Habitats: Pine rockland, sinkhole (edges). On limestone.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: