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FernsHerbaceous Perennial

Arachniodes standishii

A clump-forming, evergreen fern with light to mid green broadly ovate to trangular fronds bearing heavily divided lacy foliage resulting in a light, feathery appearance.

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
0.5–1 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Clay
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Neutral, Acid
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Green
Autumn Green
Winter Green
Position
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
Aspect

West–facing or East–facing or North–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Dryopteridaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Clump forming
Genus

A genus of around 60 species of slow-growing, shade-loving wood ferns with thick, yellow-streaked glossy dark green fronds

Name status

Correct

Plant range
Korea, Japan

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in moist but free draining soil in partial or full shade. Good contrast to plants with bolder foliage. For more information see our advice page how to grow ferns.

Propagation

Propagate by division or spores

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Underplanting of roses and shrubs
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

No pruning required, but can remove and dead or damaged fronds as required

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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