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Onoclea sensibilis

Common Name: Sensitive Fern

Plant Family: Woodsiaceae

Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  1 Litre Pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Bog Gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade to Full Shade
Suggested Use:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Scent:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Pretty, low growing fern with pinnate fronds which are flushed red when young. Spreads to make effective ground cover. Ideal for waterside planting. Grow in moist,boggy, neutral to acidic soil in part shade. Full sun will scorch the leaves. Deciduous.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.