Scientific Name: Phegopteris decursive-pinnata Form: Vase
Common Name:Japanese beech fern Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:ThelypteridaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Fern Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Compound, Fern-like, Basal, Bipinnate, Linear
Flowers: n/a
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Rock garden, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Smaller fern; fronds light green, pinnae are wider at the base and fused to the rachis (kind of like webbed feet); spores in single rows, tan colour.