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Dryopteris filix mas Male Fern

£4.75

A handsome native whose fronds form a pleasing shuttlecock.
common Name: Crested male fern

1000 in stock

Qty Price per item
25 - 49 £4.28
50 + £4.04

Description

A handsome native whose fronds form a pleasing shuttlecock.
common Name: Crested male fern

Dryopteris filix-mas, commonly known as the male fern, is a robust and graceful fern species that adds a touch of woodland charm to gardens and landscapes. Native to Europe and parts of Asia, this deciduous fern is characterized by its elegant, arching fronds that unfurl from a central crown. The name “male fern” refers to the plant’s reproductive structures, which are inconspicuous and found on the undersides of the fronds. The fine-textured, feathery foliage is a rich green color and provides a lush, airy quality to shaded or woodland gardens. Dryopteris filix-mas is adaptable to a variety of soil conditions and can thrive in both damp and relatively dry locations. Its hardiness and ability to tolerate some sunlight make it a popular choice for gardens, where it can be planted as a solitary specimen or as part of a mixed fern display. With its attractive form and ease of cultivation, the male fern is a timeless favorite among fern enthusiasts and gardeners alike.

Additional information

Soil Type

Chalk;Sand;Clay;Loam

Exposure

Exposed;Sheltered

Position

Full shade;Partial shade

Ultimate Height

1.5 metres

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