Dryopteris filixmas - Plant
Description for Dryopteris filixmas
Dryopteris filix-mas is a common fern of the temperate Northern Hemisphere, native to much of Europe, Asia, and North America. It favours damp shaded areas in the understory of woodlands, but also shady places on hedge-banks, rocks, and screes.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Male fern||-||Non-flowering||2 to 3 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Propergate by division or rooting plantlets at the tips of runners or from spores Keep in mind when planting that Common Male Fern is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||-||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Dryopteris filixmas
Typical uses of Dryopteris filixmas
Special features: Excellent fern for woodland or shade gardens. Good specimen.
Culinary use: Numerous cultivars have been selected for garden use
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Natutal medicine can heal your body and mind
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