Athyrium Otophorum Okanum


Deciduous fern with arching, two-pinnate, light to yellow-green fronds with reddish-purple midribs and rounded pinnae. ideal for Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Underplanting, Bog garden. Will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.7m after 5-10 years.


Plant in most, cool, lightly shaded sites. Will also grow in full sun given plenty of moisture.


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.