Scientific Name: Asparagus virgatus Form: Irregular
Common Name:tree fern, African broom fernTexture:Fine
Family Name:AsparagaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Africa Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Fern-like, Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Bipinnate, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Jul- Jun
Fruit: Berry (true), Red, Orange, Sep
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun
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Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Highly branched and extremely fine-textured 'fern'; leaves needle-like, about 1 cm long.