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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
hare's foot fern deer's foot fern
Canary Island hare's foot fern
Davallia can be evergreen or deciduous ferns with finely divided ovate or triangular fronds arising singly from a creeping, conspicuously scaly rhizome
D. canariensis is a spreading, deciduous fern with thick, scaly rhizomes and broad, finely-divided fronds 20cm to 50cm long
W Mediterranean to Atlantic Islands
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass, or as a houseplant, in equal parts coarse leaf mould or peat substitute, moss, bark, sharp sand, charcoal and pine needles. Requires bright, indirect light and high humidity
Divide rhizomes in spring, ensuring each division has roots
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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