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Crested Male Fern. Large growing deciduous fern. Bright green arching fronds which are crested at the tips and the edges. Becomes a large specimen to around 90cm in height and spread. Thrives in good light and moist soil.
Male fern, Cristate male fern, Fern
Dryopteris filix-mas ‘Crispa Cristata’ (Male fern). This has crested fronds, and pinnae that are both crested and crisped.
They are fully to half hardy and will require shade and moist soil. Regularly remove fading fronds.
Under shrubs, mixed borders, forest areas.
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