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Dryopteris affinis Cristata

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Wantirna
B3, Indoor
A10, Indoor
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Wantirna
B3, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.51 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.16 inc GST
A10, Indoor
Size: 7cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.50 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dryopteris affinis Cristata Scaly Man Fern, Golden Male Fern,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, V-Shaped

Description:
Attractive fern with arching dark green fronds that grow in a v-shaped clump. The tall fronds die back in Winter but the shorter infertile fronds stay green. Great for containers, rockeries or in a wet, part-shade, sheltered position in the garden. Grows approx. 40-60cm tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Clay, Loam

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Shady Garden, Wetlands, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Needs a light, sheltered position. Keep moist, will dry out quickly. Self watering pots are best. Feed with regular applications of diluted liquid fertiliser to keep plant looking it's best. When new growth begins in Spring old fronds can be cut off. Mulch well.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Dryopteridaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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