The Artillery Fern

We have the Artillery fern growing wildly in every corner of our yard, we consider it an invasive weed.Artillery Fern (Pilea microphylla)The Artillery fern (Pilea microphylla) is also known as the Artillery plant and Gunpowder plant. It is not a true fern, but is called a fern based on its method of dispersing seeds from its seed capsules. Artillery Fern (Pilea microphylla)The Artillery fern prefers partial shade, moderate watering, and is best used as a ground cover. This plant grows very quickly from seeds and stem cuttings, and does not require much care.Artillery Fern (Pilea microphylla)Artillery Fern (Pilea microphylla) Artillery Fern (Pilea microphylla)


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