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Dryopteris crassirhizoma

Ref.: DRYOP 469

Origin : Japan, Korea, eastern Siberia.

Availability: Available In Cultivation
Special Price: 5.00 € Regular Price: 7.00 €

Family : Dryopteridaceae.

Thick-stemmed wood fern.

Large-scale fern with a stout rhizome. The fronds are pinnate-pinnatifid, dense, glossy, fresh green, in spread wide crowns. The croziers are cloaked with brown scales and their unfurling is stunning.  For a cool soil, acidic or chalky, in medium shade. It is drought tolerant. Evergreen. Height : 80cm. Width : 1m. Hardiness : -30°C.

  • Foliage : evergreen
  • Height : 60 to 90cm
  • Soil type : any, deep, humusy, peaty
  • Site : streams or ponds banks, cool to moist woods, forest edge, dry to cool woods, mixed borders
  • Exposure : shade, half shade
  • Shape : spread, flared
  • Rhizome : erect
  • Hardiness : down to -30°C (-22°F)