} Autumn Fern (BareRoot) Dryopteris erythrosora,

Autumn Fern (BareRoot) Dryopteris erythrosora,

$ 5.95
SKU P24764S

Shade Loving Plant,Low growing ,Zone 4 - 8

Dryopteris erythrosora, the autumn fern, Japanese wood fern, or copper shield fern, is a species of fern in the family Dryopteridaceae, native to east Asia from China and Japan south to the Philippines, growing in light woodland shade on low mountains or hills.

A popular fern for shade! Bright orange fronds mature to dark green. In fall, the sori (spores) are produced on the leaves in a brilliant red.

Foliage Interest
Fall Interest
Uses: Border Plant
Cut Flower
Mass Planting
Maintenance Notes: 
This fern thrives in neutral to acidic, loose, richly organic soil and part sun. The soil should remain moist but well-drained, though it will tolerate drier soils once it is established. Mulching plants in the winter will help to conserve moisture and keep weeds from taking hold there
Plant Type: Perennial

Height Category: Medium

Garden Height: 20 - 24 Inches

Spacing: 20 - 24 Inches

Spread: 20 - 24 Inches

Foliage Colors: Green

Foliage Shade: Orange turns to green

Habit: Upright

Container Role: Filler
Plant Needs
Light Requirement: Part Shade to Shade
Maintenance Category: Easy
Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: Average
Needs Good Drainage
Soil Fertility Requirement: Average Soil
Fertile Soil
Soil PH Category: Acidic Soil
Neutral Soil

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