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Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

 - comm. Japanese Painted Fern

This fern has cool, grey-green, and almost silvery, foliage with reddish-purple stalks.

Price: 40.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Spreading

Flowering Time:

N/A

Height x Spread:

30 x 30 cm

Available to Order:

January - November

Recommend Sales:

February - November

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

comm. Japanese Painted Fern

Narrative Description:

This fern has cool, grey-green, and almost silvery, foliage with reddish-purple stalks.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with rich, moist soil, preferably in a humid environment.

Possible Situation:

This variety will slowly spread by rhizomes to form dense colonies so when planted 30cm apart it is an excellent ground cover plant.

Accreditations /
Awards:

RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Spreading

Height x Spread / Trail:

30 x 30 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Flower Colour:

Foliage Colour:

silver/grey

green

purple

Flowering Time:

N/A

Planting Recommendations:

Ground Cover

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Prone to rust.

Cultural Information

Family:

WOODSIACEAE

Genus:

Athyrium

Species:

niponicum

Cultivar:

Pictum

Alternative Names:

comm. Japanese Painted Fern

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

20 weeks over Winter

12 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Medium crop 8 - 15C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - November

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:42/1752/1710/18
Qty:221822

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (4.2)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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