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Polypodium aureum 'Blue Star'

Native range: Caribbean, Northern South America

Known names: Virginia Blue Fern, Virginia Blue Rabbit's Foot Fern

Hardiness: Protect from frost

Mature Size: Around 3' Tall x 3' Wide, spreads outward via rhizome

Light: Indirect light, Shade, Full Shade, Dappled Light

Water: Keep moist, beneficial to dry out slightly once in a while

Soil: Standard potting mix

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: Yes

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


Orange rhizome-forming, spreading fern. Can be grown in baskets, pots, and in-ground in zones 9-11 in sheltered areas. Epiphytic fern, so allow soil to dry slightly unless grown as a mounted plant. Ashy blue fronds!

Can be grown indoors with proper air circulation and humidity. 

Polypodium aureum 'Blue Star' [4"]

SKU: 5758123387961
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