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Asplenium scolopendrium

'Kaye's Lacerated'


Hart's Tongue Fern 'Kaye's Lacerated'




Family
Aspleniaceae
Genus
Asplenium
Species
scolopendrium
Cultivar
'Kaye's Lacerated'
Category
Perennials
USDA Hardiness Zone
5 - 9
Canadian Hardiness Zone
6
RHS Hardiness Zone
H6
Temperature (°C)
-20 - (-15)
Height
15 cm - 20 cm
Spread
20 cm - 30 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
Cultivation
Partial to full shade. Moist, well-drained, alkaline to slightly acidic soils. Thrives in humusy limestone soils.
Shape
Erect, arch and clumping.
Pests
Root rot can be a problem.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Leaf Description
Erect-arching clump of tongue-shaped fronds that are 30 - 45 cm long and have wavy margins.
Colour Description
The leaves are dark and bright green.
Texture Description
The leaves have a leathery texture.
Notable Specimens
VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Propagation
Sowing spores and division.
Ethnobotanical Uses (Disclaimer)
Used in the 1800's as a medicinal plant in folk medicine as a spleen tonic.
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