HARDY FERNS Dryopteris lepidopoda

Commonly known as Buckler fern, Sunset fern

Upright fern with colourful new foliage
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HARDY FERNS Dryopteris lepidopoda

Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£13.50 each 

Any 10+ for £10 each
Any 3+ £11 each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022


  • Semi-evergreen Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Leaves emerge orange and pink, fading to green
  • Height
    70cm (28in)
  • Spread
    50cm (20in)
  • Fern
    Erect, scaly 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
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - thought to be D. wallichiana when first collected.
  • Pests & Diseases
    scale insects
  • Place of origin
    Himalayas, China, Taiwan
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moist, humus-rich soil.
70cm (28in)
fern - guide for size not form Watering Can
  50cm (20in)

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