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Dryopteris affinis 'Polydactyla Dadds'

Also called Golden Male Fern


More About Dryopteris affinis 'Polydactyla Dadds'

  • AKA Dryopteris borreri 'Polydactyla Dadds', Dryopteris pseudomas 'Polydactyla Dadds'
  • Narrow, dark green fronds with multi-forked tips
  • Upright, arching habit
  • Tolerates the sun better than most other dryopteris
  • Semi-evergreen

Zone:

5

Height:

100-120 cm

Spread:

90-100 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Scaly Male Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

Dryopteris grows best in a moist, well-drained soil, in partial shade. Damaged fronds should be cut out in early spring.


Dryopteris affinis 'Polydactyla Dadds' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing