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Spreading Wood Fern

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Spreading Wood Fern, Intermedia Spinulosa

The spreading wood fern is a interesting plant. This plants leaves look like trees in the forest. The Wood fern has a brownish tint to its leaves as the heat starts getting to them. The wood fern does well in moist soil or soil that can get a lot of water. The wood fern does well in partial to full shade.The Spreading Wood Fern gets its name because once it gets started it starts spreading like wild fire or spreads rather quickly. The Spreading Wood fern is one of those plants that it normally only takes one or two of them to get you a good start.

Spreading wood fern

Botanical Latin Name: Dryopteris expansa
Common Name: Spreading wood fern, alpine buckler fern, northern wood fern, spiny wood fern, crested wood fern, arching wood fern
Sun Exposure: Partial shade to deep shade
Hardiness Zones: 6 to 8
Mature Height: 24 to 36 inches
Spread: 36 to 48 inches
Spacing: 48 inches
Growth Rate: Medium
Flowering Time: Not applicable; does not flower
How Long It Flowers: Not applicable; does not flower
Flower Color: Not applicable; does not flower
Soil Requirements: Fertile, moist, well-drained soil with plenty of humus; native environment is mixed evergreen forest, streamsides, rock crevices on alpine mountainsides, often growing on decaying stumps and downed trees
Pruning: Carefully remove any dead fronds by hand
Flower Form: A type of cool-climate fern native to the Northern Hemisphere including Northern California to Canada, Northern Spain to Germany, and Japan; stout, woody, upright stock with large, gracefully arching dark green fronds up to 25 inches long; bipinnate to pinnate deltate fronds; erect rhizome produces offshoots; clusters of fruiting bodies known as sporangia are found on undersides of frond pinnae; nonflowering

Mature Height: 1.5-3 ft.

Mature Width: 1.5-3 ft.

Growth/Year: 1.5-3 ft.

Sunlight: Partial to Full Shade

Ships As: Bareroot Plant

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Weight0.0000 lbs
Dimensions0.0000 x 0.0000 x 0.0000 in
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