NEW!! Cheilanthes seiberi -  Mulga Fern

NEW!! Cheilanthes seiberi - Mulga Fern

Evergreen. Eventual height to 25cm.
A small evergreen fern that has proven hardy, at least in mild areas, as long as protected from excessive winter wet. It grows in a diverse range of habitats in its natural range of Australia and New Zealand. It grows in shaded river gullies in desert areas, in full sun or semi-shade elsewhere. It seems happier with more watering than most other Cheilanthes, especially during summer growth. Good drainage is essential though.
Not fussy on soil types, extra sand added to a vermiculite/perlite and compost mix seems to work well.




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NEW!! Cheilanthes seiberi - Mulga Fern

NEW!! Cheilanthes seiberi -  Mulga Fern
Evergreen. Eventual height to 25cm.
A small evergreen fern that has proven hardy, at least in mild areas, as long as protected from excessive winter wet. It grows in a diverse range of habitats in its natural range of Australia and New Zealand. It grows in shaded river gullies in desert areas, in full sun or semi-shade elsewhere. It seems happier with more watering than most other Cheilanthes, especially during summer growth. Good drainage is essential though.
Not fussy on soil types, extra sand added to a vermiculite/perlite and compost mix seems to work well.




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