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Blechnum novae-zealandiae


Blechnum novae-zealandiae

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Clump forming low growing fern with a distinctive shuttlecock upright crown. Forms a dense crown of broad lush fronds. Frond surface can be mid green but usually dark green, sometimes a dull red. Abundant throughout New Zealand. Easy to grow. Prefers a semi-shaded site, with a little filtered sunlight. Tolerates poor soil. Hardy.

 
Genus
Blechnum
Species   novae-zealandiae
Cultivar  

Common name
Kio Kio

Family name
Blechnaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
60 cm
Width
60 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Grows in part or full shade. / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Indigenous / Magnificent / Sanctuary / Texture

Ferns

Category
Small, under 1 metre high.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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