Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Willinckii Joan No. 2 - This is a very hardy, Willinckii cultivar which comes from the Tony Barrett collection. Characteristically, it has a wide stipe with semi-upright fertile fronds.

While kept outside year round, this fern requires bright morning light or dappled light all day and good air circulation. The growing medium is AAA New Zealand sphagnum moss and mounted on an a redwood or cedar backboard. When fertilizing, use 1/4 strength Miracle-Gro or SuperThrive every third or fourth watering. There are smaller sizes available and priced accordingly. Any questions regarding this particular cultivar call Tom at 714-743-7824 or email me at tomsstaghornferns@gmail.com.