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Athyrium nipponicum ‘Pictum’

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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Japanese Painted Fern. One of the most recognizable and popular of all ferns. Grey green and purple fronds, and a neat growth habit up to 45cm in height and spread. Best in shade, but tolerates sun if planted in moist soil.

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£6.95

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Plant Finder: about Athyrium nipponicum ‘Pictum’

Common names

Japanese silver painted fern, Lady fern

Description

Athyrium nipponicum ‘Pictum’ (Japanese silver painted fern). It will produce metallic grey new fronds which are suffused with bluish or reddish hues. This species is native to Japan and it will grow to about 45cm in height.

Cultivation

You will need to grow in humus-rich loamy soil with adequate moisture in a semi-sunny exposure.

Interest and use

Shade, foliage, ornamental

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Athyrium nipponicum ‘Pictum’ | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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