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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 goldiana

Dryopteris goldiana is the largest of the Eastern native wood ferns, reaching 4' high in ideal conditions.  It has stately, bold fronds that are green with a hint of golden yellow, and it spreads slowly to form a large cluster.  It is best in moist woods, preferably in a sheltered, cool location.

  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plant shipped bare root
  • $10.95
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    Dryopteris intermedia

    Dryopteris intermedia is hardy Eastern native fern with a delicate look.  The leaflets are lobed and toothed, giving it a lacy appearance that is quite attractive in the garden.  It is easy to grow in moist soil in part to full shade, growing about 24" high and 36" wide.

  • 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
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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
  • $12.95
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