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Dryopteris filix-mas

For sale by Julie Norfolk

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0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Dryopteris filix-mas

Common names

Male fern, Fern


Dryopteris filix-mas (Male fern). Common to Europe, Asia and North America, this deciduous or semi- evergreen fern has lanceolate, pinnate, elegantly arching fronds that arise from crowns of large, upright rhizomes. It grows up to 1.2m high and 1m wide.


They are fully to half hardy and will require shade and moist soil. Regularly remove fading fronds.

Interest and use

Under shrubs, mixed borders, forest areas.

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Dryopteris filix-mas | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
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