Dryopteris cristata | Crested Wood Fern

$9.00

Evergreen fertile leaves; deciduous sterile leaves. Circumboreal origin. Loose clusters of deep green narrow, twice pinnate fronds. Fertile fronds are larger and more erect than the infertile ones. Native to mucky soils in wet woods, it will tolerate much less moisture. Requires very little care.

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Description

Latin name: Dryopteris cristata
Common name: Crested Wood Fern
Zone: 4
Size: 12-24” x 12-18”
Exposure: Shade, part shade.
Soil: Moist, fertile, acidic to neutral pH.
Use: Damp woodlands, rain gardens, containers.
Description: Evergreen fertile leaves; deciduous sterile leaves. Circumboreal origin. Loose clusters of deep green narrow, twice pinnate fronds. Fertile fronds are larger and more erect than the infertile ones. Native to mucky soils in wet woods, it will tolerate much less moisture. Requires very little care.