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Woodwardia radicans

Common Name: European Chain Fern

Plant Family: Blechnaceae

Woodwardia radicans
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Price:  £7.50
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Availability:  

  

4 in stock

Size/Qty:  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Shady Border
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade to Full Shade
Planting Style:  woodland
Season of Interest:  All year round
Scent:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


This large imposing evergreen fern needs space to grow and rich humusy woodland soil in shade. On mature plants bulbils form towards the end of the fronds - where these touch the ground they produce new plants. Slow to propagate. AGM.


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    

 

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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 or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product 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