This tufted, semi-evergreen fern is native to Europe and Asia. It produces striking, slender, deep green, pinnately divided fronds. The fronds are a yellowish green colour when young. Can be positioned in areas of either full shade, full sun or partial shade. Soil must be kept very moist if grown in full sun. Requires acidic to alkaline, moist but well-drained soil such as; chalk, clay, loam or sand. Ultimate height: 1-1.5 metres Ultimate spread: 0.5-1 metres It will take 2-5 years to achieve ultimate height.