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Botanical name: Onychium japonicum
Other names: Carrot fern, Claw fern, Sichuan lace, Onychium japonicum 'Sichuan Lace', Japanese claw fern
Species: O. japonicum - O. japonicum is a clump-forming, borderline hardy, deciduous fern with wiry, black stems bearing upright to arching, dark green, tripinnate fronds with feathery, finely-divided pinnae.
Onychium japonicum is: Deciduous
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Arching, Clump-forming, Upright
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally pest free.
Pruning: Remove dead or damaged fronds as needed.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Spores. REGISTER to read more...
Onychium japonicum (Carrot fern) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Foliage only, Greenhouse, Underplanting, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in moist but well-drained to moisture retentive soil in partial shade. Requires a sheltered site. Protect with a thick winter mulch or, if container grown, overwinter indoors.
Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)
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