Blechnum nipponicum (Japanese Deer Fern)

Blechnum nipponicum (Japanese Deer Fern)
Zone: 6 - 9
Natural Range: Japan
Soil: moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: part shade, shade
Height: 12"  tall

Attributes: evergreen, horizontal frond growth with 12" tall fertile fronds.  Orange - yellow, red new growth, turns darker green.

Notes:  A rare fern with much garden potential.  Only found in a few collectors and botanical gardens.  The fronds like other Blechnum are slow to emerge in the spring but then it explodes with color.

Companion plants:  Cypripedium, Trillium, Epimedium, Erythronium, Arisaema, Podophyllum

Pot Size: 4" Band Pot

Blechnum nipponicum (Japanese Deer Fern)


Blechnum nipponicum (Japanese Deer Fern)

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