Our ‘starter packs’ have proved to be popular in previous years. We offer four different named ferns, chosen by us. All of our ferns are suited to moist conditions in shade or semi-shade. All are hardy in the UK, although some will appreciate a more sheltered position. We will try to provide a good range of ferns. No more than 2 starter collections per order (ie 8 different named ferns), please. Includes post and packaging (mainland UK only).
Large deciduous (edible) fern with a thick rhizome that occasionally can form a small trunk. Tall arching attractively bronzed graceful fronds appear in spring. The emerging croziers are collected for food in Japan. Fronds can reach 90cm. Also used as a houseplant through spring and summer for cleaning the air. Known as Osmunda regalis var. [...]
Red Shield Fern Hardy semi-evergreen fern with copper coloured new fronds emerging in spring and through the growing season. Fronds grow in tight clumps and turn a shiny dark green and grow to 75cm. Shade or semi-shade in good quality garden soil.