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

HARDY FERNS Doodia aspera 'Rough Ruby'

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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
  • 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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