Wood ferns or Male ferns - Low-maintenance ferns to grow
- FOLIAGE COLOUR - Black Wood fern is so-called because of the dark, almost black scales covering the black leaf bases and crown. This, when contrasted with the bright green fronds, makes the plants extremely appealing.
- WHERE TO PLANT - Thrives in a cool, sunny or partially or fully shaded position in moist, but well-drained, humus-rich soil. Good for woodland gardens and naturalised planting schemes.
- ALL ROUNDER - This variety of fern is perfect for patio pots and garden borders the same - Its maximum height will be no more than 90 cm.
Can grow up to 90 cm in the right conditions.
Season of Interest
all year round
Best Growing Conditions
Very hardy plant.