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HARDY FERNS Dryopteris lepidopoda
Commonly known as Buckler fern, Sunset fern
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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)
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.
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