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Hard Fern

9cm Pot

Hard Fern is also known as Deer Fern and is easy to grow in most cool, moist, shaded sites

65 in stock

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Latin Name: Blechnum Spicant

Common Name(s): Hard Fern

Plant Type: Perennial

Habitat: Acidic, Moist Soil, Shade



SKU: NS-404 Category:


Hard fern is a neat, tufted evergreen fern to 50-60cm Tall and 45-90cm spread, it has spreading, narrow, dark green, simply pinnate sterile fronds and erect fertile fronds with linear pinnae, The plant has been used as an emergency food when all else fails. The rhizome would be cooked as a source of starch and the young, tender stems would be peeled and the centre part eaten.

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