The Kimberly queen fern (Nephrolepis obliterata) is a bold and beautiful plant native to Australia that is characterized by large, gracefully arching fronds. Hardy in USDA zones 9-11, these ferns can be successfully grown outdoors in warm regions, as container plants that are overwintered indoors, or as houseplants.
Also commonly known as the sword fern due to its upright fronds, the Kimberly queen fern is considered a clean air plant, and is great for reducing indoor air pollution and toxins within your home.
|Botanical Name||Nephrolepis obliterata|
|Common Name||Kimberly queen fern, sword fern|
|Plant Type||Evergreen fern|
|Mature Size||3 feet tall|
|Sun Exposure||Partial sun, shade|
|Soil Type||Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH||Acidic (6.1-6.5)|
|Hardiness Zones||9-11, USA|