Dryopteris filix-mas Barnesii (Male fern )

Sturdy, upright, medium green fronds with a slightly ruffled appearance grow lush on this male fern. Grown best in part to full shade with humusy, moist soil rich in organic matter. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar