Japanese Painted Fern

ahartlagMarch 11, 2007

I am wanting to plant these and wondering if they will survive in a place that gets summer sun 1 to 5 in the afternoon. almost no sun in the winter.

Thanks

Albert

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esh_ga

These ferns would not like hot afternoon sun.

    Bookmark   March 12, 2007 at 8:53PM
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ornata(London UK (8/9?))

Also, they are not a fern to choose if you want something to look at in winter, as they die back completely.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2007 at 12:03PM
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ahartlag

I love the color it has. Is there a fern or fern like plant with color that is a evergreen?
Thanks!

Albert

    Bookmark   March 20, 2007 at 8:22AM
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rcongdon(z5 MI)

I have several Japanese Painted Ferns around a small Japanese Maple that get sun in the afternoon and they are thriving. The amount of sun depends on the time of the year, but I think it ranges from 3 to 5 hours. I do make sure the maple is well watered, so this helps the ferns too.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2007 at 2:53PM
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