What Is Macho Fern?


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The macho is a cultivar of the fern plant. These ferns are grown for foliage and can grow to be up to 4 feet long and 5 feet wide. The plant is dark green in color.

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Macho ferns should be spaced 24 to 36 inches apart. They thrive best in sun to partial shade. The plant should be watered adequately, but should not be over-watered. Macho ferns need to grow in soil that is slightly acidic and has a pH of 6.1 to 6.5. Macho ferns grow well in a large container and are often used for decoration on a porch.

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