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Dryopteris xanthomelas 'Sichuan'

Dryopteris xanthomelas 'Sichuan'

Tortoise-shell Wood Fern

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Item #: 6094

Zones: 6a to 8b, guessing

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

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


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Dryopteris xanthomelas 'Sichuan' is our introduction of a Hans Hansen spore collection in Sichuan, China, where it grows between 5,000' and 8,000' elevation. The 1' tall x 20" wide evergreen clumper is composed of 18" long fronds with lovely cinnamon midribs. We have found Dryopteris xanthomelas 'Sichuan' quite easy to grow in our slightly acidic woodland.