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Male Fern (Dryopteris felix-mas 'Crispa')
Photo By AJC - 'Fenland' England
 


Male Fern (Dryopteris felix-mas 'Crispa')

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Maybe the best known of our native ferns, possibly a bit large for the small garden, although there are several smaller cultivars.
Semi-evergreen it benefits from being cut back hard in early spring to as the old fronds get very untidy.
Grows from 60-150cm. (2-5 feet)
Prefers Neutral to Acid soils and partial shade.



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