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Male Fern

A traditional, large fern that is sun tolerant. Slow-spreading and shorter, this fern is great for container gardening. (Dryopteris filix-mas)

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Plant - 3.5" pot

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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 24-36" tall, 24-36" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Foliage plant all summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 17FERN
Common Name Male Fern
Botanical Name Dryopteris filix-mas
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Estimated Mature Height 24-36" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 24-36" wide
Bloom Time Foliage plant all summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Winter Interest
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Astilbe japonica Deutschland

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Description
The male fern is for those who love woodland plants, but do not have many shady places in their garden. This fern can be planted in a border garden or in a container on the porch. (Dryopteris filix-mas)
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Astilbe japonica Deutschland

    Astilbe japonica Deutschland

Reviews
How-To Guides
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Astilbe japonica Deutschland

    Astilbe japonica Deutschland

Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Astilbe japonica Deutschland

    Astilbe japonica Deutschland

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