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Doodia media


Doodia media (Doodia media)

a new fern 'given away' for a donation to the HPS. Still not sure where to plant it.



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Now this is not an easy one!! needs some shelter,I am hoping ours has made it through the worst of the weather....

6 Feb, 2017

 

when you say shelter is it ok with shelter from shrubs/trees or does it need it more substantial? OH said bet it needs to be in a cave mouth haha.

7 Feb, 2017

 

Ha ha.......ours is really tucked away under some shrubs, but is does not look good.......might be too wet!

7 Feb, 2017

 

I will take some further advice from the lady who grew it. then I will let you know dd.

7 Feb, 2017

 

Please do, as it is a particularly lovely and unusual fern, all the information says tender!

7 Feb, 2017

 

Several nurseries suggest hardy to -5 others say it may survive short periods down to -5.
Shady full or deep reliably moist.

I might find a decorative pot for it so I can shift it into the greenhouse in the winter. However that sort of defeats the object of it being evergreen.

7 Feb, 2017



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