Asplenium scolopendrium Cristatum Group

Family: Aspleniaceae

Countries: Europe

Asplenium scolopendrium Cristatum Group are hardy evergreen ferns, with a naturally bushy form.  Every Asplenium scolopendrium Cristatum Group frond splits and divides, which gives this fern a very unusual, frilled appearance.  Older ferns are naturally more ruffled than younger specimens.

As well as being frilly, Asplenium scolopendrium Cristatum Group fern fronds display a lovely, leafy green tone.  This is a bushy and healthy looking fern, which is a valuable fern, that’s an ideal choice for adding a lush, green look to shaded areas of the garden.

Asplenium scolopendrium Cristatum Group ferns grow to around 30cm (12 inches) tall and about 60cm (1.8ft) wide.  This fern is ideally suited to limestone rich soils.  Plant Asplenium scolopendrium Cristatum Group ferns in moist, but very well drained soil.  Choose a location in full shade or partial shade, where your fern will always enjoy refuge from bright sunshine.

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