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Dryopteris marginalis /Marginal Wood Fern

Dryopteris marginalis    / Dryopteris marginalis
Ground cover of lush green fronds
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Ground cover of lush green fronds

Excellent fern for shade where there is a generous amount of humus in the soil

New foliage in spring

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Scientific Name: Dryopteris marginalis
Common Name: Marginal Wood Fern
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: The evergreen fronds provide interest in a woodland landscape.