Wavy-frond Harts Tongue Fern, 'Crispum'

Asplenium scolopendrium Crispum  • 

Photo: Wavy-frond Harts Tongue Fern, 'Crispum'

General description

A. scolopendrium is an evergreen fern forming a rosette of arching, rich green, strap-shaped fronds 30-75cm in length, the margins often undulate. Spores borne in conspicuous transverse stripes beneath the fronds.

Plant requirements

Grows well in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Bright mid-day sun can cause damage. May be sensitive to fungicides.Tolerant of dry shade but water regularly during the first season and mulch well.


Dead or damaged fronds may be removed as necessary.

Practical use

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0 - 45 cm