Matteuccia orientalisRef.: MATTE 125
Origine : Korea, China, Himalayas, Japan.
Family : Onocleaceae
Oriental ostrich fern.
The sterile fronds appear in early spring, they are spread and form stately flared clumps. The rhizome is moderately creeping. It likes humusy and moist soils, acidic or alkaline, in shade. The fertile fronds appear in late summer, short and narrow, and overwinter, dark brown. Deciduous. Width : 100cm. Height : 60/80cm. Hardiness : -18°C.
- Foliage : deciduous
- Height : 60 to 90cm
- Soil type : any, deep, humusy, peaty
- Site : streams or ponds banks, cool to moist woods, forest edge, mixed borders
- Exposure : shade
- Shape : spread
- Rhizome : short-creeping
- Hardiness : down to -20°C (-4°F)