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A picture of a Fern

Fern

Dryopteris atrata

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Full Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Fern Overview

This genus consists of about 200 species of deciduous or semi- evergreen terrestrial ferns. They are found mainly in woodland settings by streams and lakes.

Common problems with Fern

How to propagate Fern

Spores

You can propagate by spores in the summer.

Division

Division in the autumn or winter.

Other uses of Fern

Some types form interesting, shuttle-cock like crowns.