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Asparagus densiflorus

Native range: Southern Africa

Known names: Sprengeri Fern, Asparagus Fern, Foxtail Fern, Asparagus aethiopicus (misidentified name)

Hardiness: Best to keep above freezing.

Mature Size: Depends on where and how it's grown, but generally produces at least 1' long stems.

Light: Morning sun - all day sun.

Water: Water once soil dries, tuberous roots can rot if left too damp for too long.

Soil: Standard potting mix

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: 4" pot, shipped semi-bare root.


Long, upright, fluffy plumes with soft, needle-like leaves. Mounding habit, can be grown as a hanging plant. Not actually related to true ferns Not to be confused with the Asparagus aethiopicus; botanists are now considering these two plants to be two different species. This plant produces long, upright stems that are covered by small leaflets. Sometimes used as a annual OR perennial depending on your climate, can be grown successfully indoors! . Don't eat the berries.

    Asparagus densiflorus (Foxtail Fern) [4"]

    SKU: 1515169760071
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