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Royal fern in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Osmunda regalis

 

Royal fern

Osmunda Regalis is a deciduous, spreading, clump-forming fern with dark green fronds that turn flushed-red in autumn. It bears russet brown spore heads at the tips of the fronds.

 
plant Features
  • Royal fern likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Royal fern likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Royal fern is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Royal fern likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Royal fern

Latin name

Osmunda regalis

type

Fern

family

Osmundaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Royal fern likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Royal fern is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Royal fern likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Royal fern likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Royal fern is 1.00meters x 2.00meters 1.00 M 2.00 M

Osmunda regalis

Osmunda Regalis is a deciduous, spreading, clump-forming fern with dark green fronds that turn flushed-red in autumn. It bears russet brown spore heads at the tips of the fronds.


Planting Season

From Late Spring TO Late Spring

Plant in a partially shaded position.

 
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