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HARDY FERNS Osmunda regalis

Commonly known as Royal fern

Sterile green, fertile leaves on tops thickly covered with brown spores
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  • Deciduous - dense clumps of broadly triangular, pinnate, bright-green sterile fronds 1m (3ft) or more long. Partially fertile fronds to 2m (6ft) long, with tassell-like tips appear in summer.
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Fern
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Partial shade - or light dappled
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a native fern. The fibrous rootstock is used as potting medium for orchids (osmunda)
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - all continents except Australasia.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Wet or boggy soil
2m (6½ft)
fern - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)

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