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Woodwardia fimbriata (Giant chain fern)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
2m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Woodwardia fimbriata

Other names

Giant chain fern

Genus

Woodwardia Woodwardia

Species

W. fimbriata - W. fimbriata is a large evergreen fern with large, fairly erect, lance-shaped fronds.


Woodwardia fimbriata is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

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General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Woodwardia fimbriata (Giant chain fern) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in acidic or neutral, moist soil in partial shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Woodwardia fimbriata

Other names

Giant chain fern

Genus

Woodwardia Woodwardia

Species

W. fimbriata - W. fimbriata is a large evergreen fern with large, fairly erect, lance-shaped fronds.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Woodwardia fimbriata (Giant chain fern) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in acidic or neutral, moist soil in partial shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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