Kupukupu is a fern indigenous to Hawai’i. It can survive in a variety of conditions from the dry lava fields to the wet forestlands of most tropical climates. It varies in color from light to dark shades of green. Its fronds are sturdy and strong yet detailed and dainty offering texture and personality to any environment it finds itself in.
This fern is a great house warming gift and can thrive indoors under the right conditions. Not only does it bring a a charming tropical green indoors, it also help purify the air in your home.
Hawaiians believe that the kupukupu fern is also symbolic of growth and new beginnings. With each new frond comes new opportunity, new experiences, and a fresh start.