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    Does anyone here have a Rabbits Foot Fern? (aka Davallia fejeensis)

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    Yes I have it.

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    I close friend of mine has a large Rabbits-foot Fern. He will not let anyone take cuttings from it, not that I can blame him. It is a cracking specimen plant. I'll post some pics of it at the weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the dragonn View Post
    I close friend of mine has a large Rabbits-foot Fern. He will not let anyone take cuttings from it, not that I can blame him. It is a cracking specimen plant. I'll post some pics of it at the weekend.
    That would be cool. I would like to see it.

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    I thought so but the tag says "white rabbitsfoot fern" and it is a different species.

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    I have one that I bought as a small fern in a 3 inch pot that is now quite large. I bought it about four years ago. It grows rather quickly and will drop fronds in cool weather though it will regrow them when the weather warms. Its a beautiful and easy plant to grow.

    Edit: Mine is actually Davallia trichamanoides. It looks very similar to Davallia fejeensis.

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    I was just guessing on the Davallia fejeensis. It's what came up when I googled Rabbit's Foot Fern. I'll have to double check if there is a sticker on it that gives the full name. Mine is thinning pretty quick but maybe that is due to the cooler weather. I got it within the last few months. It's in a plastic pot, the same one it came in.
    So how is everyone else taking care of theirs? Feel free to post pics

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    My tag says Humata tyermannii.

    It is in a clay pot in media that is probably a bit too light and I never let it dry out. It is bushy right now but lost most of its leaves in the cool back bathroom over last winter.

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    Here is a photo of my friends Rabbits foot Fern. I realised afterward there is no scale. It stands about 4 feet high. Like other peoples it is not at its best at the moment, because of the cooler weather.
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    Wow that is pretty nice even if it's not at it's best. Thanks everyone.

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