Doodia media - leaves in June
  • Doodia media - leaves in June

Doodia media

£12.95

(Rasp Fern) Doodia media is a lovely small to medium sized evergreen fern native to New Zealand with young fronds emerging bronze-pink in colour in spring turning dark green as they age.

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Doodia media is a lovely small to medium sized evergreen fern native to New Zealand with young fronds emerging bronze-pink in colour in spring turning dark green as they age. The stems are red in colour.

Somewhat hardy, this fern is most suited to a position in partial or heavy shade with shelter from cold wind. Not suitable for open, exposed areas. May require protection in very cold winters.


  • Position: Light, dappled or heavy shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to medium.
  • Habit: Doodia media grows to be a small to medium sized, clump forming fern which can gradually spread as ground cover.
    • Height: 30 - 40 cm (1 ft)
    • Spread: 60 - 80 cm (2 - 3 ft)
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How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Shade
Mature Size
Herbaceous - Small, Herbaceous - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, To grow in a pot

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