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A picture of a Brittle bladder fern

Brittle bladder fern

Cystopteris fragilis

Also known as

Bladder fern

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Brittle bladder fern Overview

A short branched fern with 2-3 pinnate toothed leaves. Native to chill.

How to propagate Brittle bladder fern

Division

Division in spring, by spores in summer.

Spores

Bulbs

Bulbs when available.

Other uses of Brittle bladder fern

Rock garden