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East Indian Holly Fern

East Indian Holly Fern

Arachnoides Simplicior 'Variegata'

Native to India and China, this beautiful fern is characterized by a yellow stripe running down the mid-rib of each glossy sea-green frond. The East Indian Holly Fern is very slow growing but can eventually reach a both a height and width of 24". This fern will grow in bright indirect light as well as the low light of a north-facing room. It is very versatile.

In addition to a lovely house plant, the East Indian Holly Fern is ideal for outdoor cool temperature shade container gardens and will tolerate light frosts with ease. Keep the soil evenly moist and do not let this fern dry out. Slow release or organic fertilizer is recommended for this fern.