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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!
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Asplenium x ebenoides AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 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'.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.20
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80


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Asplenium scolopendrium AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 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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Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80


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Asplenium scolopendrium 'Angustifolia'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 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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Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80


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Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristatum'

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

Very highly crested and evergreen.

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Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80


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Asplenium trichomanes AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 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.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.20
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80


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Asplenium trichomanes 'Cristatum' AGM

Asplenium trichomanes 'Cristatum' AGM

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

A relatively unusual crested form of the maidenhair spleenwort. A gem!

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 3.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80


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People who bought this item also bought:
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