Dryopteris affinis ‘Cristata The King’ | Crested Golden-Scaled Male Fern

$9.00

Evergreen to semi-evergreen. European origin. ‘The King,’ indeed! This large fern sports deep green fronds that emerge covered in golden scales, then opening to have crested edges and tips giving the whole plant a ruffled look. Tolerates full sun in cooler climates and is quite drought tolerant once established.

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Description

Latin name: Dryopteris affinis ‘Cristata The King’
Common name: Crested Golden-Scaled Male Fern
Zone: 3
Size: 36” x 36”
Exposure: Part sun, part shade.
Soil: Moist, average, well-drained, fertile, acidic to neutral pH.
Use: Specimen, containers, cut flower.
Description: Evergreen to semi-evergreen. European origin. ‘The King,’ indeed! This large fern sports deep green fronds that emerge covered in golden scales, then opening to have crested edges and tips giving the whole plant a ruffled look. Tolerates full sun in cooler climates and is quite drought tolerant once established.