Phyllitis Scolopendrium Cristata

 

Hart's Tongue Fern. Evergreen strap-like, bright green fronds that are crested at the tips. Max Height 45cm to 70cm. Max Spread 60cm.

 

 

Moist fertile well dained soil. Partial shade. Hardy.

 

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.