February 4, 2023
Phegopteris connectilis

Phegopteris connectilis

Phegopteris connectilis is also known as Beech Fern, Long Beech Fern, Narrow Beech Fern, or Northern Beech Fern. It is part of the Thelypteridaceae family of plants. It is native to the forests of the Northern Hemisphere. It is a deciduous rhizomatous, perennial fern. The name Phegopteris is from Greek Phegos meaning beech and Pteris meaning fern.

Phegopteris connectilis
Phegopteris connectilis

Grow it in the shade or partial shade. Plant it in humus-rich, fertile, organically rich, and acidic soil. Phegopteris connectilis usually grows to 18in or 45cm. It slowly spreads by rhizomes. The leaves are narrow triangular places of pinnatifid or bipinnatifid. Phegopteris connectilis is generally disease-free and pest-free. It is rabbit-tolerant. No pruning necessary except for removing dead leaves. Propagate by division or spores.

Phegopteris connectilis
Phegopteris connectilis

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