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Dryopteris hondoensis

Hondo Fern

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Item #: 3731

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Japan

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

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Thanks for Dr. John Mickel for introducing this new evergreen fern species from the moist woodlands of Japan into widespread cultivation in the US. This very cool fern has lacily cut foliage similar to D. erythrosora on a vigorous growing 3' wide clump. Also like D. erythrosora, the new growth is a striking red color. The airy texture makes a great textural feature in the woodland garden.