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Osmunda regalis

Royal Fern

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Osmunda regalis is a spectacular fern for a moist soil or even in a pond margin with huge, yet delightfully airy, bi-pinnate leaves of the freshest green. The Royal Fern grows from a dense and fibrous rhizome that, in time, forms immense mounds from which patches of beautiful new fiddle heads emerge in spring. This dense rhizome happens to be the almost perfect medium upon which to grow orchids and, during Victorian 'Orchid-mania' was harvested almost to extinction. Fertile fronds replace the top portion of the usual leaves with rusty-brown spore-bearing leaves, adding interest.

Osmunda regalis Identification Sheet

Origin
Pan global, including British Isles
Genus
Osmunda
Species
regalis
Common name(s)
Royal Fern
Situation
Full sun to part shade, moist soil
Eventual height
2m
Eventual spread
2m
Hardiness
Fully hardy
Skill level
Easy

Product warranties

We can guarantee that the plants leave our nursery disease free, but weather and local conditions might affect their survival. Make sure you always make an informed purchasing decision.

The plants that leave our nursery are in the best condition, free of disease. Kept in adequate conditions (positioning and care), the plants are guaranteed for 3 months if they are planted in the ground or one year if they are kept in their original pots. Return policy applies only to plants that are in their original pots.

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Delivery location

Due to the nature of the consignments, the courier's drivers are not insured to carry goods through your property. The standard delivery location is the border of your property or the entrance of a communal space. If other arrangements need to be made, please get in touch with us as soon as the order is placed.
Vouchers and small boxes can be posted through the letterbox, provided there is unrestricted access to it. 

Pot sizes

With items such as ferns, juvenile tree ferns and herbaceous plants it is difficult to give the exact size of each species when such a wide range of plants are grown so we specify standard pot sizes to give an indication of the size and/or age of the plant you are buying.

Sometimes the pot size might vary slightly from the standard or we might listed as 2-3 litre pot, depending on the growers we purchased them from. However, the sizes of the plants are similar in height and spread.

Sometimes the plants might be photographed in decorative pots. However, please bear in mind that our plants are kept in plastic nursery pots.

Plant height

For the outdoor plants, that are meant to be planted in the ground, the height of the pot is excluded from the measurement. The height is measured from the top of the pot to the tallest leaf or branch of the plant.

All plants are measured when brought to our nursery, however, due to natural factors, the actual size of the plant might change over time due to adjustments to the environment. When picking multiple plants for an order, we aim to pick matching plants.

Reviews (5)

Rated 5.00 on the scale 1 - 5 based on 5 customer reviews
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Just received my Osmunda, excellent packaging, delivered before 9am with no damage in transit. These are the healthiest, best cared for plants I've ever received, I 100% recommend The Palm Centre. Thank you for such great service.

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Arrived promptly. Excellent quality and the price represents excellent customer value. I would absolutely purchase from this company again and highly recommend.

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Arrived promptly, well packaged, excellent specimens at a very good price

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Well packaged and arrived when stated. Plants still dormant but there is evidence of new growth to come. Moist and well protected, travelled well.

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high quality plants.exceptional packaging and service.