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Dryopteris goldiana

Also called Giant Wood Fern


More About Dryopteris goldiana

  • Light green fronds are produced in groups along the rhizomes
  • Upright habit and long, wiry stems
  • Spreads slowly by shallow, underground rhizomes
  • One of the tallest, native ferns
  • Deciduous

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

100-120 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Goldie's Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

Dryopteris grow 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.


Dryopteris goldiana Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing