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HARDY FERNS Dryopteris wallichiana
Commonly known as Wallich's wood fern
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Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - lance-shaped, 2-pinnate, dark green fronds to 90cm (36in) or more long
Height - 1m (3ft)
Spread - 1m (3ft)
Fern - produces an erect rhizome and a shuttlecock of leaves.
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 - - an attractive fern providing contrasting colour in spring.
Pests & Diseases - scale insects
Place of origin - Himalayas
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - any moist, humus-rich soil. When established will tolerate dry soil.
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