Asplenium trichomanes


This is a compact evergreen fern forming a rosette of blackish-stemmed, pinnate fronds with small, rounded or oblong segments, well-suited to planting in a dry walls.



This is a evergreen fern which grows in a range of rocky habitats, including cliffs, rock faces, screes, mine waste and, perhaps now most commonly, on walls

Additional information

Common Name

Maidenhair spleenwort

Eventual Height

0.1-0.5 m


Totally hardy – likes moist but well drained soil

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