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Woodwardia unigemmata MD 10-176
Woodwardia unigemmata MD10-176

Family: Blechnaceae
Hardiness: Zone 7b-9
Mature Size: 30" tall x 7'-10' wide
Exposure: Shade
Bloom Time:
Water Needs: Moist
Origin: China
Price: $30.00
Pot Size: Large Band Pot

Stock Status:In Stock

Product Code: P4183

From Guizhou Province comes this collection of Chain Fern where it grew in association with Rhododendron irroratum and Viburnum cylindricum among other goodies.  An awesome fern in the garden with fronds that can be 4'-7' long which arch low over the ground and which are salmon colored as they are just unfurling.  This is a rare wild collection and one we propagate quite slowly by the 1-3 bulbils that accompany each imposing frond and so have a very limited number each year.  Semi-evergreen in zone 7 where mulching the crown well in winter is advised to evergreen in warmer zones.  Likes it moist.  Best one we ever saw was at Linda Cochran's famed old garden on Bainbridge Island where she had a huge specimen luxuriating in her rich moist compost at the foot of an imposing bamboo clump.