Mexican Male Fern (Dryopteris pseudofilix-mas)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 30 to 48 inches
Plant Spread: 36 to 48 inches
Underground structures: Rhizome
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Photo by Leo Michels

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