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Deer Fern

£12.00
2 Litre pot
Key information

The Deer Fern, also known as a Hard Fern, is a pretty evergreen fern that brings year long interest to areas of shade. Low maintenance and robust this fern adds pretty texture to your outside space. This plant remains green throughout the year and is a great option for year long interest in the shade. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Spring deliveries will commence the week beginning 18th March. A member of the Soto team will be in touch to confirm your delivery date. 

Good to know
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Evergreen
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Pet friendly
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Year round interest
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Delivery & Returns
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Top Tip

As the fronds mature they progress to a pretty brown frame, adding additional winter texture and tones which contrast beautifully alongside the new fresh green growth. Remove the old fronds in the spring by cutting them off at the base with secateurs.

How to care for Deer Fern

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Aspect
Shade and Partial

The Deer Fern is a great option for the shade but also does well in partial shade.

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Care Level
Easy

Tidy old fronds once a year in the spring. This will encourage stronger, taller fronds to develop through.

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Watering
These ferns like damp soil

Water when planting and don't let the soil get dry.

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Feeding
Compost and Feeding

Plant with a good quality, peat free compost. Throughout the spring and summer feed with a liquid fertiliser to boost growth.

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Soil
Tolerates most soil types - prefers Alkaline conditions

Make sure the soil is well drained but damp.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Blechnum spicant
PLANT TYPE
Always green (evergreen)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Small
HARDINESS
Very hardy
NURSERY POT SIZE
2L
TOXICITY
None that are reported
EVENTUAL GROWTH (10 YEARS)
Height - 0.5m - Width - 0.9m

Receiving your plant order

In this Soto Masterclass we show you what to do to revive your plant after transit.

Follow Max as he demonstrates the steps to give your plant the best start in your garden.

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