Athyrium Filix Femina Victoriae

 

Clump-forming, rhizomatous, deciduous fern bearing upright to arching, bipinnate, light green fronds with narrow, cross-shaped pinnules. Will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

 

 Plant in moist, fertile, neutral to acid soil in a shaded, sheltered site.

 

General Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.