Blechnum spicant


Hard Fern

An attractive evergreen fern with tough rigid fronds, which gives Blechnum spicant its common, if not imaginative, name the Hard Fern. The glossy fronds makes for a very handsome shade loving plant, which works well amongst over deciduous ferns as it provides all year round presence. Surprisingly unlike other ferns Blechnum spicant can tolerant dry soils.

  • Situation: Part sun or shade, moist soil
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Grows to: 0.7m x 0.6m


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With their beautiful lacy fronds in many shades of green, ferns add new shape, foliage, contrast and texture to a planting area. We offer a selection of tree ferns for sale, suitable for a range of conditions. Whether grown in pots in a courtyard, used to edge a woodland area or massed beside a water feature, they are among the best foliage plants for softening the lines of hard landscaping, creating a cool atmosphere or enhancing an exotic effect.

Most ferns dislike deep shade and are at best in dappled sun to full sun, but all will appreciate shelter from cold winds.