Mýrastigi

Asplenium trichomanes

Maidenhair Spleenwort

Aspleniaceae

Height

10 cm

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

partial shade - shade

Soil

humus rich, fairly moist, fertile

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

needs a sheltered position

Plant range

a widespread species, growing in rock crevices around the world, including Iceland.

Asplenium is a genus of around 700 species in the family Aspleniaceae and is considered by most botanists the only genus of the family. There is great variety within the genus and species are grouped into several categories that are sometimes considered separate genera.

Needs a sheltered place and humus rich soil. A rare, native species that only grows in a few isolated locations.

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