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Dryopteris carthusiana
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Dryopteris carthusiana

Spine Fern

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Item #: 497

Zones: 2a to 7b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Light Shade

Origin: Asia, Europe, United States

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


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


(syn: D. spinulosa) Dryopteris carthusiana can be found in swamps and moist woodlands around the world. With a range that large, D. 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.