The giant leatherwood fern is a very beautiful plant. This plant has leathery leaves. The leatherwood fern stays orange and red all year long. The leatherwood fern loves partial sun to partial shade. The plant grows about 4 feet and can grow to be 10 feet long. This fern gets its name because due to its orange and red color it looks very similiar to leather sitting upon the forest or around a pond or stream bed.
Mature Height: 1.5-2 ft.
Mature Width: 1.5-2 ft.
Growth/Year: 1.5-2 ft.
Sunlight: Partial to Full Shade
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to various Soils
Botanical Name: Dryopteris Marginalis