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Dryopteris polylepis

Scaly Wood Fern

Item #: 3649

Zones: 6a to 8b

Height: 20" tall

Culture: Light Shade

Origin: Japan

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

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Found in mountainous forests from Honshu to Shikoku, this easy to grow deciduous clumper has stunning 3' long arching fronds that form a nice 3' wide clump. In form, D. polylepis is very similar to D. crassirhizoma, except for the addition of dark black scales on the stem.