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Dryopteris

Dryopteris

Dryopteris a tufted fern that can be evergreen, semi evergreen or deciduous may go by a few different names such as Male fern, basket fern or shield fern. Dryopteris has large upright or grow on the ground roots with large oval divided shaped leaves that will be green in the summer spring and autumn, Easy to grow but needs to be kept well watered at first till it gets established also benefits from a good mulching in its first season, very good to grow in the shade and is a brilliant under plant to add texture to the ground when you have taller shrubs or trees, Dryopteris will grow to around 1.5 meters tall and 1 meter wide if left untouched as not pruning is required unless you are removing dead leaves.

  1. Dryopteris Cristata The King

    Dryopteris Cristata The King 2 Litre Pot

    £6.75

    Dryopteris Affinis Cristata is one of the more attractive cultivars and virtually evergreen. Its fronds are pale green as they unfurl in Spring, striking contrast to their scaly golden brown mid-ribs. Learn More
  2. Dryopteris Erythrosora 2 Litre

    Dryopteris Erythrosora 2 Litre

    £6.75

    Dryopteris ferns are mostly deciduous but in mild winters some do stay green in sheltered sites. The foliage looks very attractive planted with herbaceous perennials and shrubs Semi-evergreen fern with fronds which are often coppery-red when young turning shiny dark green and pink spores.Slow creeping rhizome producing a tuft of triangular 2 or 3 pinnate fronds upto 60cm long

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  3. Dryopteris Affinis Cristata The King 5 Litre Pot

    Dryopteris Affinis Cristata The King 3 Litre Pot

    £9.80

    Dryopteris ferns are mostly deciduous but in mild winters most do stay green in sheltered sites. They bear pinnate to 4 pinnate fronds, they produce kidney shaped spores. The foliage looks very attractive planted with herbaceous perennials and shrubs

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  4. Dryopteris Affinis Crispa

    Dryopteris Affinis Crispa 3 Litre Pot

    £9.80

    Dryopteris Affinis Crispa is a dwarf semi evergreen fern with crisped fronds and crested tips Learn More
  5. Dryopteris Affinis 5 Litre pot

    Dryopteris Affinis 5 Litre pot

    £16.75

    Dryopteris Affinis - Golden male fern. Low maintenance foliage plant
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  • Dryopteris Erythrosora 5 Litre

    Dryopteris Erythrosora 5 Litre

    £16.75

    Dryopteris ferns are mostly deciduous but in mild winters some do stay green in sheltered sites. They bear pinnate to 4 pinnate fronds, they produce kidney shaped spores. The foliage looks very attractive planted with herbaceous perennials and shrubs

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