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Dryopteris carthusiana

Spine Fern

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Item #: 497

Zones: 6a to 9b, possibly colder

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: Asia, Europe, United States

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

(syn: Dryopteris spinulosa) Dryopteris carthusiana can be found in swamps and moist woodlands around the world including areas from Maine to Alabama in the US. With such a huge range, you can bet Dryopteris carthusiana has learned to be very adaptable. The fine textured, arching green fronds can reach 2-3' long, forming an easy-to-grow, 3' wide, deciduous clump.