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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Cristata 'Martindale'

Male Fern

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Item #: 2791

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: 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.


This selection of easy-to-grow deciduous male fern, discovered during the Victorian fern craze, is composed of standard fern fronds (if such exist), each ending in tiny little crests. The 2-3' wide clumps make a stunning accent for hostas and lighter foliage accents in the moist woodland garden.