Dryopteris wallichiana - Wallich's Wood Fern
Dryopteris wallichiana - Wallich's Wood Fern

Wallich's Wood Fern

Dryopteris wallichiana

Also called Alpine Wood Fern

  • Thick, leathery, dark green, lance-shaped fronds
  • Young fronds are yellowish-green
  • Contrasting central stem is dark reddish-brown
  • Upright, clumping habit
  • Spreads slowly by shallow underground rhizomes
  • Semi-evergreen

ZONE:
5

COLOUR:
Non-flowering

HEIGHT:
90-120 cm

SPREAD:
60-75 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Dryopteris grows best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade. They need constant moisture and do not like to dry out.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
HABIT:
Clumping
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green (dark)