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Blechnum spicant

Ref.: BLEC 009

Origin : northern hemisphere.

Availability: Available In Cultivation
Special Price: 5.00 € Regular Price: 6.00 €

Family : Blechnaceae.

Synonym : Struthiopteris spicant, deer fern.

A highly refined native fern. Evergreen sterile fronds are spreading, narrowly lance-shaped, glossy dark green. Deciduous fertile fronds are taller and upright. The narrow, linear pinnae enclose the sori and indusia. It is lime intolerant. It needs a coarse acidic soil, cool to moist ,in shade or light shade. Height : 30/50cm. Hardiness : -25°C.

  • Foliage : evergreen
  • Height : 30 to 60cm
  • Soil type : acidic, well drained
  • Site : cool to moist woods, walls, rockery, fountain, rocks, banks, cool to moist, forest edge, mixed borders, potted fern
  • Exposure : shade, half shade
  • Shape : spread
  • Rhizome : erect
  • Hardiness : down to -25°C (-13°F)