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Dryopteris (male fern, wood fern)

Dryopteris (autumn fern, male fern, wood fern) from Hallson Gardens: We ship ferns while dormant in April to mid-May, again in the fall, plus they are available at the nursery in the summer. These are 2 to 3 year old plants from cultivated stock shipped bare root.

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Dryopteris

Pronunciation: dry-OP-ter-iss Common Name: autumn fern, male fern, wood fern
Light: Part shade to full shade Moisture: Average
Soil: Humus-rich, moist but well-drained pH: Slightly acidic but very adaptable
Zones: (3) 4 - 8 (9) Dryopteris Planting Instructions

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Dryopteris celsa
Dryopteris celsa, or log fern, has tall, 36 to 48", upright fronds with narrow, pointed, lightly toothed leaflets that develop a dark green color in rich, acidic soil. It needs consistent moisture for the best height but is adaptable and easy to grow.

  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown rhizome, freshly dug and shipped bare root
  • $8.75
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    Dryopteris filix-mas 'Parsley'

    Dryopteris 'Parsley' has unique crinkled and crested, medium to dark green fronds, forming a tight, upright clump. It is slow growing, ultimately reaching 18 to 24" high and wide.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plant shipped bare root
  • $9.75
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    Dryopteris marginalis

    Dryopteris marginalis, marginal wood fern or leather wood fern, has 18 to 30" upright and arching, triangular shaped fronds with bluish-green, lance shaped leaflets. It is similar to the lady fern but is evergreen and sturdier.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plant shipped bare root
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    Dryopteris remota

    Dryopteris remota, the remote wood fern, has strong growing, overlapping, upright fronds with delicately cut, narrowly lance shaped blades. It is an easy to grow, fertile hybrid that is semi-evergreen and grows 24 to 36" high.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plant shipped bare root
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    Dryopteris x australis

    Dryopteris x australis, or dixie wood fern, has tall, slender, upright, 48 to 60" fronds that have alternating, horizontally held bright green leaflets. It is a beautiful heat and drought tolerant fern that works great as a background or for naturalizing.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plant shipped bare root
  • $9.75
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    Dryopteris x complexa 'Robust'

    Dryopteris x complexa 'Robust' is a vigorous hybrid fern that forms a large clump of deeply divided, upright and arching, undulating foliage that emerges light green turning dark green, growing 3 to 4' tall.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plant shipped bare root
  • $10.75
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