Position – Full sun or part shade
Soil – Moist but well-drained
Flowering Period –Spring, summer or autumn
Hardiness – Hardy
Asplenium are best planted in a moist but well-drained soil of clay, loam, sand or chalk within an alkaline or neutral PH balance. They are best positioned in an area of full sun but will also cope with part shade. Asplenium are well suited to planting beneath trees or in borders, creating sought after textures and shapes.
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Asplenium will require little compost and fertilisation and can be planted in compact areas.
It is recommended to protect this plant from midday sun as the leaves may scorch, so ensure there is some shelter available. Water regularly during its first season and mulch well in cold periods.
It is possible to propagate Asplenium by sowing the spores in mid to late summer. Alternatively, by division in the spring. You can take peeled leaf bases where the stem joins up with the root. You can pot and raise new plants using the green swellings of this plant.
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