How To Grow Hares Foot Fern


Hare’s Foot Ferns (Davallia solida var. pyxidata) are ferns with long, creeping stems found in the Australian bush on trees or rocks. Perfect for ground covers and hanging baskets. They get their name from the furry rhizomes that grow on top of the soil and look like a hare’s foot. They are a great indoor plant and a likely conversation starter every time!

Position – Preferably indoors in a cool well-lit spot, away from direct sunlight
Water – Minimal watering
Soil – Well drained and moist, but not too wet
When To Grow – Throughout the year

How To Grow

Step 1 – Choose a pot that is at least twice the size of the selected plant. Position in a spot indoors that receives indirect sunlight.
Step 2 – Fill pot with good quality potting mix such as Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter.
Step 3 – Remove the plant from the original container, gently tease the roots.
Step 4 – Position in the pot and backfill with potting mix, gently firming down. Water in well.
Step 5 – Feed every 2-3 weeks from spring until mid-autumn with Yates Dynamic Lifter Liquid Concentrate as directed for ‘Delicate Plants’.

Growing Tips


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