A fantastic shuttlecock type habit is a great focal point for any border. Fronds have delicate golden hairs when they first emerge, creating a lovely display and the fronds are a strong, upright habit. Foliage will remain all year and it is hardy.
Month Available: March
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: None
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Foliage interest.
Height / Spread: 80cm x 90cm (32in x 36in)
Ferns do like to be mulched, although it is not essential, don't apply anything which is too strong
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Generally free
Plant Care: Apply a generous mulch of well-rotted matter or compact around the crown in spring
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Ferns offer an answer to those dark, shady corners and woodland areas. The unfurling fronds offer interest at every stage and have unique foliage texture
History: These are the earliest type of plant in existence and pre-date dinosaurs. They were loved by Victorians who built Ferneries dedicated to them.
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