Cyrtomium falcatum

Cyrtomium falcatum

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Cyrtomium falcatum (Japanese holly fern) the fronds are dark green and glossy. Evergreen and will grow up to 60cm in height.

Name

Cyrtomium falcatum

Common Name

Japanese holly fern

What You get

You will recieve a fully rooted 1ltr pot.

About

Cyrtomium falcatum has pinnate fronds that are very dark green and glossy its evergreen and will grow upto 60cm in height. It can be used as a house plant or in the garden will prefer a sheltered shady spot.

Family

Origin

Japan/ East Asia

Planting and care

Ferns generally prefer shade espacally in the hottest parts of the day and a moist position most shady garden borders are perfect. Ferns also grow well in woodland if the area you are planting is on the dry side or you are planting in summer make sure they are well watered untill they are established. You should not need to feed your ferns in the garden but a good mulch will help greatly.

Soil

Ferns will grow on most soils as long as your not at the extreme ends of the pH scale (on chalk ) if your garden is somewhere in between soil drainage is more important adding organic matter to help retain moisture in a sandy soil or to open up the structure of a clay soil to stop water logging a good mulch will also help and keep down weeds.

Uses

Great plants for the shady garden border, woodland planting creating a fernery or stumpery or as pot plants for a shady spot.