Asplenium scolopendrium


Asplenium scolopendrium is an evergreen, hardy fern with rosettes of arching, strap-shaped, rich green fronds (leaves) with wavy edges. The spores... Read More
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Asplenium scolopendrium is an evergreen, hardy fern with rosettes of arching, strap-shaped, rich green fronds (leaves) with wavy edges. The spores are produced in conspicuous stripes on the undersides of the fronds. The common name of Asplenium scolopendrium is hart's tongue fern.

Position: Thrives in full or partial shade in moist, but well-drained, humus-rich, alkaline or neutral soil; direct sunlight at midday can cause burning. Good for woodland gardens and naturalised planting schemes.

Planting: Water thoroughly or stand the pot in a bucket of water for half an hour before planting. Dig a hole twice the size of the pot, mix compost and a granular fertiliser with the soil from the hole, remove the pot, place the plant in the hole so that the top of the root ball is level with the surrounding soil, back fill with the soil/compost mix and firm down to prevent air pockets. Water well after planting and during dry spells during the first growing season. Also looks brilliant when grown in containers of good compost.

Aftercare: Although it may tolerate dry soil when established, water during prolonged dry periods, whenever the soil dries out. Mulch around the base of the plant with a thick layer of organic material annually. This keeps in moisture, prevents weeds and adds nutrients to the soil. Protect the crown from excessive winter wet.

Feeding: Feed in spring with a granular fertiliser.

Pruning: Remove dead or damaged fronds as and when they appear.

Item Details

Product code
00428680

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