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
  • 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

HARDY FERNS Doodia aspera 'Rough Ruby'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ for £12 each
Any 3+ £13 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • 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
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • 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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