Blechnum spicant | Pacific Nurseries

Blechnum spicant

Common Name | Deer Fern
Popular Plant CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
CA Native
Blechnum spicant is a very popular garden fern that likes damp, shaded forest areas. It features flat, wavy-margined leaflets and gracefully arching, upright fertile leaves. Dark-green fronds appear on the same plant with low and spreading, sterile fronds and stiff, upright fertile fronds. As a great deer-resistant choice, it can be used in shade where rich, well-decomposed organic components are pervasive in the soil.

Blechnum spicant

Attributes + Requirements

Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Some Pollinator Attraction
Growth | 1-1.5′ High
Growth | 1.5-2′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Spores
Moderate Water
Partial Shade, Full Shade
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Well-Drained
Special Features = Deer Resistant | Low Maintenance | Easy Pruning | Costal Tolerant
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Blechnum spicant
Sizes Grown | 1 Gal

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