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HARDY FERNS Doodia aspera 'Rough Ruby'

Commonly known as Hacksaw fern, Prickly rasp-fern

Evergreen, tender fern. Dark green toothed fronds, reddish-pink when young


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  • Evergreen
  • Height - 40cm (16in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Fern - compact fern with rough, zig-zag, lance-shaped, pinnate fronds to 40cm (16in) long
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F) - cover crowns with mulch during winter
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade - sheltered site
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - compact, deeply cut, colourful young fronds. A good container plant
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - Australia, New Zealand. Garden origin. UK. Dick Hayward, North Wales
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Red - - on new growth
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
40cm (16in)
fern - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  60cm (24in)

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