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HARDY FERNS Blechnum chilense
Commonly known as Crown fern
Evergreen - pinnate fronds to 1m (3ft) on brown-scaly stalks.
Height - 1-1.8m (3-6ft)
Spread - indefinite
Fern - creeping rhizome which may become erect and trunk-like.
Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none.
Place of origin - Chile, Argentina
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - moist, humus-rich
- Growing & Caring for Ferns
- ADIANTUM Ferns
- ASPLENIUM Ferns
- ATHRIUM Ferns
- BLECHNUM Ferns
- DRYOPTERIS Ferns
- MATTEUCCIA Ferns
- OSMUNDA Ferns
- POLYSTICHUM Ferns
- Tidying Deciduous Ferns for Winter
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