Dryopteris filix-mas

Male Fern

A sun tolerant deciduous fern. Large, light green fronds form a clump with time. It prefers moist, well-drained soil. It combines well with other shade loving perennials, or use in containers. Remove the old fronds in late fall or spring. Native to western and northeastern U.S. and Canada; found in woods and rocky slopes.

  • Common Name: Male Fern
  • Height: 3' tall
  • Spread: 3' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 4 - 8