General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10 to 12 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Terrariums
Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Water gardens
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Propagation: Seeds: Provide darkness
Other info: Spores
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Oak Fern
  • Western Oak Fern
  • Northern Oak Fern

Photo Gallery
Location: My North Yorkshire Garden
Date: 2020-06-22

Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo: Mike Hays
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.   
Date: 2009-05-10
 - Delicate and lacy, but a good spreader.

Date: 2012-10-23

Photo courtesy of: Jose Vicente Ferrandez
Location: Lora, Haripur, Hazara.
Date: 2012-10-23

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