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HARDY FERNS Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata the King'
Commonly known as Golden male fern
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Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - arching, lance-shaped pinnate fronds 20-80cm (8-32in) long and 10-15cm (4-6in) across..
Height - 90cm (36in)
Spread - 90cm (36in)
Fern - erect rhizome.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Partial shade - sheltered site.
Additional Features - Good to know - - the most handsome of the selected cultivars.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - Europe to Himalayas
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus- rich.
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