Asplenium scolopendrium

This Hart’s Tongue fern is a beautiful texture, colour and shape, and provides all-year interest. More
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This Hart's Tongue fern is a beautiful texture, colour and shape, and provides all-year interest.

Genus Asplenium
Group/Species scolopendrium
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Hart's tongue, burnt weed, horse tongue, buttonhole
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Choose a planting spot in moist but well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter. Leaves may be scorched by exposure to bright midday sun. Will cope with dry shade if mulched and watered well during its first season.
Care Tips May be affected by rust in mild and damp winters. Remove any dead or damaged fronds to the base as necessary.
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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Asplenium scolopendrium reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Christine

Plants have grown really well - recommend for heavy shade

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sharon