Matteuccia struthiopteris

A brilliant ostrich fern which grows in shady, damp areas, and looks especially good planted with alliums More
1 x 9cm plant, for spring planting 510911-1 £4.50 Delivery early April
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3 x 9cm plants, for spring planting 510911-3 £12.50 Delivery early April
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A brilliant ostrich fern which grows in shady, damp areas, and looks especially good planted with alliums.

Genus Matteuccia struthiopteris
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Ostrich Fern, Shuttlecock Fern
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Clay, Neutral
Site Part Shade, Shade, Shelter
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Moist
Height 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
Spacing 1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting This is a great plant for very wet sites. Remove dead fronds when necessary. The plant spreads slowly by underground rhizomes and, in time, builds up large groups on its own, which can be propogated by division in spring.
Flowering Evergreen
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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