Dryopteris bissetiana 'Jinfoshan Dwarf'

Jinfoshan Dwarf Bisset's Wood Fern

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Item #: 4835

Zones: 5a to 9b, at least

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

This 2007 Plant Delights/JLBG introduction is a little-known semi-evergreen fern makes a nice clump, composed of very wide green fronds that emerge with an attractive bronze coloration. Although slow-growing, Dryopteris bissetiana 'Jinfoshan Dwarf' is quite easy-to-grow when planted in an evenly moist soil, eventually forming a 2' tall x 2' wide clump. These offerings are spore-propagated from original spore collected by Darrell Probst from 3160' in elevation near Jinfo-shan in China's Chongqing Province.