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Matteuccia struthiopteris (shuttlecock fern)

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£7.99 Pot size: 2 litre
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Matteuccia struthiopteris

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Product Description

The shuttlecock fern is one of the easiest to identify, its fronds making a large, striking and unmistakable shape. Although happy in shady, humus-rich borders among other plants, it looks best grown in groups on its own in dappled shade, in woodland, rich damp grass or in a shady pond margin.

Additional Information

Plant type Ferns
Special features Architectural, Attractive to wildlife, Ground cover, Low maintenance
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Special conditions Wet shade
Size Large
Eventual height 150cm
Eventual spread 100cm
Pot size 2 litre
Hardiness Hardy
Suggested uses Beds and borders, Slopes/banks, Woodland area, Cottage style garden, Contemporary style garden
Foliage Deciduous
Vigour Medium growing
Award of Garden Merit Yes
Care instructions Grow in moist soil in full or partial shade. Can tolerate very wet sites.