Oak Fern (Gymnocarpium dryopteris)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
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

Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery. Used with Permission

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Date: 2012-10-23
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Photo courtesy of: Jose Vicente Ferrandez
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