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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Tree Fern, Tiki Fern

Tree Fern,
Tiki Fern

Botanical Name

Asparagus virgatus (Liliaceae Family)


15-22 in length with dark-green needle-like foliage; bushy in appearance.

Seasonal Availabilty


Vase Life

7-10 days

Purchasing Hints

Foliage should be moist; not wet or dry. Mature foliage is free of light green or yellowing needles.

Care and Handling

Remove bundle ties and slant cut one inch from stems base. Place in 2-3 inches of water. Do not add floral preservatives to water. Mist foliage and store in a cooler at 36 degrees F.

Design Tips

Perfect for filler for all designs. Smaller pieces can be used in corsage and boutonniere work. Compliments garlands and swags.

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