Return to the Moss, Ferns & Cryptogams Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Fern with delicate leaves - Help me ID please

Posted by nyctric 92129 (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 2, 13 at 22:45

Can someone help me identify this fern? I saw it at a resturant and would love to find one to plant. it's about 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Fern with delicate leaves - Help me ID please

Could be asparagus fern


 o
RE: Fern with delicate leaves - Help me ID please

It´s called Asparagus fern but it´s not a true fern.

Rgds


 o
RE: Fern with delicate leaves - Help me ID please

I agree -- appears to be an "asparagus fern" ( perhaps Asparagus setaceus or Asparagus plumosus ... I think the former name is considered correct). As the common name suggests, it is not truly a fern but rather a member of the genus Asparagus.


 o
RE: Fern with delicate leaves - Help me ID please

Hi
Does anybody know if the tips are edible?? have a patch on a fence that got away from me and the more you trim it the more it grows. Look exactly like asparagus just much smaller. Thanks gary


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Moss, Ferns & Cryptogams Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here