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Common Male Fern

Dryopteris filix-mas

Basket fern, Shield Fern, Male fern

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Robust deciduous fern that has shuttlecock-like tufts. As they sprout the stems start off curled up and slowly uncurl as they mature. The leaves can reach a height of 1.2m.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate

Special features

Geography

Origin
Eurasia

Environment

Light
Partial Sun, Full Shade
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Dryopteridaceae
Scent
None

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