Athyrium niponicum - Japanese Painted FernRegular price $25.00
The Japanese painted fern is a stunning deciduous, clumping fern that is very easy to grow and a delightful feature to a shaded, moist garden. Light green and silver, iridescent fronds with a hint of blue, highlighted by deep red/purple stems. With foliage ageing to a silvery green, in winter this fern may die back and reemerge in spring.
Current Pot Size: 130mm
Synonyms: Japanese painted fern
Endemic: East Asia
Light: Filtered Light to Full Shade - Category 3-5 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Fern mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, whilst not letting the plant dry out completely.
Maintenance: They like humidity and to never dry out completely otherwise the leaves will become crispy.
Transport Risk: Low