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Blechnum cordatum

Ref.: BLECH 025

Origin : Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay.

Availability: Available In Cultivation
Special Price: 0.00 € Regular Price: 14.00 €

Family : Blechnaceae.

Syn. Blechnum chilense, Parablechnum cordatum

Magnificent fern with sturdy, tough, glossy dark green fronds, from 50 to 100 cm in length. In spring, the young fronds are reddish bronze to salmon coloured. Young crosiers and stipes are covered with large tan scales. The fertile fronds are upright with narrow pinnae. The stoloniferous rhizome produces suckers. For an acidic , always wet ground, in shade. Evergreen. Height and width : 1m and +. Hardiness : -13°C.

  • Foliage : evergreen
  • Height : over 90cm
  • Soil type : acidic, deep, humusy, peaty
  • Site : streams or ponds banks, bogs, cool to moist woods, veranda, greenhouse, indoor, walls, rockery, fountain, rocks, banks, cool to moist, forest edge, mixed borders, potted fern
  • Exposure : shade, half shade
  • Shape : upright, flared
  • Rhizome : stoloniferous
  • Hardiness : down to -12°C (10.4°F)