Diplazium pycnocarpon/Glade Fern

Diplazium pycnocarpon / Diplazium pycnocarpon
A fast growing fern with very large fronds
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A fast growing fern with very large fronds

Fronds turn brown when soil becomes dry

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Scientific Name: Diplazium pycnocarpon
Common Name: Glade Fern
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Grows well in neutral to slightly alkaline soils in moist, shady areas of open fields or meadows. This fern has arching and upright fronds with smooth, medium green, feathery blade. The fertile fronds are narror and upright while the sterile ones are more arching. A fast growing species that is not likely to become invasive. Extablished clumps have some drought tolerance.