Asplenium - Harts Tongue Ferns

A lovely collection of easy tolerant ferns with a wonderous assortment of fronds. Named by Pliny and Dioscorides around AD60 because of the ferns' potential to treat disorders of the spleen and liver ...not something we would encourage customers to do!
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum

Asplenium adiantum-nigrum

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Native to a large area of the world including the UK. Common name is the Black Spleenwort derived from the black frond stems. Can be difficult in pots if too wet, but ok in the garden given a well drained soil. To around 30 cm high and wide.

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Asplenium x ebenoides AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Rarely seen, but a naturally occurring hybrid of Asplenium platyneuron and the Walking Fern, Camptosorus (Asplenium) rhizophyllus. Very rarely available commercially, from the eastern United States. Occasionally producing plantlets at the tips of the fronds, it does best in an alkaline to neutral moist soil, but beware slugs and snails. Makes a good subject for a pot in a shady alpine house or in a sink or trough. Has the great common name of 'Dragon's Tooth Fern'.

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Asplenium scolopendrium AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The native wild form of this easy and very useful evergreen fern. Strap shaped, long undivided fronds giving the plant it's common name Hart's (deer) Tongue fern. Grows better on alkaline to neutral soils. Happy in damp shade but also in dry shade once established. This fern works brilliantly with other ferns, hostas and bergenias.

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Asplenium scolopendrium 'Angustifolia'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Long, thin fronds with crimped edges. Very good looking. Evergreen.

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Asplenium scolopendrium 'Crispum Boltons Nobile'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Broad leaves, wavy edged like an Elizabethan’s ruff. Evergreen. To 30cm-45cm tall. A rare form, easy to grow but sterile so slow to propagate..

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Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristatum'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Very highly crested and evergreen.

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Asplenium trichomanes AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The native maidenhair spleenwort, common around here in walls, but good at the front of a shady border, trough or rock garden. Evergreen. A little beauty.

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