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Athyrium Genus

Lady fern

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General Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • WaterMoist

Description

Athyrium genus (Lady fern). These are deciduous or occasionally semi-evergreen ferns. They have creeping rhizomes and upright tripinnate fronds.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Trees or Ferns

Origin

Australia, W.Tasmania

Cultivation

They are fully hardy to frost tender with a min of 5C. They will need shade and humus-rich, moist soil. Remove fading fronds regularly.

Propagation

Propagation is by spores in late summer or by division in late autumn or winter.

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