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Dryopteris wallichiana

Also called Alpine Wood Fern


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Dryopteris wallichiana - Wallich's Wood Fern

More About Dryopteris wallichiana

  • 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

Height:

90-120 cm

Spread:

60-75 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Wallich's Wood Fern 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.


Dryopteris wallichiana Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge