Asplenium scolopendrium 'Angustifolia'
Also called Ruffled Hart's Tongue Fern, Narrow Leaf Spleenwort
Suitable Substitutions for Asplenium scolopendrium 'Angustifolia'
More About Asplenium scolopendrium 'Angustifolia'
- AKA Phyllitis scolopendrium 'Angustifolia'
- Low, upward-growing clumps of glossy, narrow, strap-like, leathery foliage with deeply serrated edges
- Spores darken with age on leaf undersides in a herring-bone format
- Evergreen fronds remain lush throughout the winter
- Black, wiry, shallow roots
Narrow Leaved Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips
Asplenium scolopendrium thrives in a shaded cool site. Sometimes found growing naturally in the crevices of limestone rocks, but generally smaller in size. Ideal conditions are a moist, well-drained soil with lots of leaf compost. Evergreen foliage should remain through winter. Once the new fronds appear in the spring, the old foliage may be removed.
Asplenium scolopendrium 'Angustifolia' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)