Hardiness (USDA zones): 5-8
Size: 18" - 30"
Size (cm): 46cm-76cm
Height and Spread: Medium - 1' to 3' in height or spread in 5 years
Light Requirements: Deep shade tolerant
Garden Use: Ground cover
Origin: Africa, Europe, North America, Russia
A resilient Pacific Northwest native that prefers moist shade. It produces a crisp mound of vegetative fronds, and sends up separate fertile fronds to release their spores high above the ground. Blechnum spicant can not tolerate any lime in the soil. Avoid using all purpose fertilizers.