THIS!... is the new 2022 Italian genetic variety "CODA DI VOLPE" from the Asparagus densiflorus meyeri family !
Commonly called FoxTail fern, this new tropical plant is a variable evergreen perennial, closely related to the og vegetable asparagus, BUT with more density than the others.
Crooks & Features
- Botanical name: Asparagus densiflorus meyeri
- Native grown in Italia, Espana, Africa climate
- Potted tree grown in QUEBEC so please note the rendering of the plant may vary depending on the time of year !
- Fully grown, Alive & Healthy :)
- Not safe for small pets (berries have toxic agent - sapogenin steroid)
- Low maintenance and great for beginner green thumb!
- Small size: Around 12inch (30cm) in overall height, from bottom of pot to top leaf.
- Medium size: Around 30inch (75cm) in overall height, from bottom of pot to top leaf.
Large size: Around 60inch (150cm) in overall height, from bottom of pot to top leaf. (Only available at JEAN-TALON MARKET May to September)
The potted CODA di VOLPE can go outside if she can take gentle direct morning sun with light shade for the rest of the day. Otherwise indoors, locate the CODA di VOLPE in bright light and even direct morning sun in winter.
This plant have a particular rhizomatous root system with long fibrous roots bearing oval, turgid, creamy-beige tubers all along with the side roots, which assist the plant in surviving long periods of drought! But provide humidity when it growing indoors. Don’t let the appearance deceive you, in reality, CODA di VOLPE ferns are tough and hardy specimens, flourishing with limited care once established.
Add regular liquid alga fertilizer every 3 weeks during the grow period (May to September). (Come at our Jean-Talon shop to get the liquid Alga Shot!).
Sometime, some tails can turn brown and dry, don't panic its normal during the transition season, the trimming on those tails can be done all year.
CODA di VOLPE love temperatures between 15°C and 25°C inside & outside. It can tolerate temperatures down to 8°C during the spring/fall night. BUT, don't forget to bring it inside when the winter cold of Quebec its on the way !
The small red fruits are poisonous to pets! (berries have toxic agent - sapogenin steroid) BUT don't be afraid, cats and dog are not fully attracted by the smell that CODA give off ;), simply remove the fruits and plant it in a new pot, et voilà you gonna have another CODA di VOLPE :)
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