Gymnocarpium dryopteris ‘Plumosum’
Plumose oak fern
Hardiness (USDA zones): 2-8
Size: 9" - 12"
Size (cm): 23cm - 30cm
Height and Spread: Small - Under 1' in height or spread in 5 years
Origin: China, Europe, Japan, Korea, North America, Russia
A fern of forest understory and shale talus slopes that sports much divided, trangular fronds in a translucent light green. Well-behaved colonizer that disappears on its own in the fall and faithfully reappears each spring. Site it in shade and rich soil and watch it go!