Plant Catalog - WOODWARDIA ORIENTALIS
Oriental Chain Fern
A large evergreen fern with a clumping habit. Fronds are deep green, leathery, and dramatically arching. New growth is reddish. Pinnae are divided into a fishbone pattern. Sori develop in a chain-like pattern on the undersides of pinnae. Spreads by plantlets which form on mature fronds.
USDA zones: 8 - 10
Sunset zones: 5 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 4 feet high and 6 feet wide
Light needs: partial to full shade
Water needs: regular to ample water