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Blechnum discolour


Blechnum discolour

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A large tufted fern with a stem up to 50cm high once mature. Forms a dense crown of fronds spreading in an open cup. Upper frond surface is polished bright green, lower surface is dull whitish. They can spread by underground creeping stems, building up dense patches of solid fern. Prefers a semi-shaded site. Hardy.

 
Genus
Blechnum
Species   discolour
Cultivar  

Common name
Crown fern

Family name
Blechnaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers moist soil / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Prefers a semi-shaded site / Tolerates some frost

Indigenous / Magnificent / Sanctuary / Texture

Ferns

Category
Medium, 1 metre to 3 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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