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HARDY FERNS Blechnum tabulare
Commonly known as Mountain blechnum
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Evergreen - oval, pinnate, dark-green sterile fronds 30-60cm (12-24in) long.
Height - 1m (3ft)
Spread - 60-120cm (2-4ft)
Fern - erect rhizomes to 60cm (24in) tall. Forms a trunk after many years.
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 - Good to know - - misapplied. B. chilense
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - South Africa, Madagascar, Australia, Falkland Islands, West Indies
Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
- Growing & Caring for Ferns
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- ATHRIUM Ferns
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- MATTEUCCIA Ferns
- OSMUNDA Ferns
- POLYSTICHUM Ferns
- Tidying Deciduous Ferns for Winter
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