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Dryopteris pseudo-filix-mas


Mexican Male Fern

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 9.030.430


Native to high mountains of Mexico, this forms an upright clump of triangular green fronds, getting quite large when happy. Continues to produce new fronds for the entire season. Prefers a rich, moist soil and winter mulching is recommended until plants are established. Cut back all of the old fronds to the base in late winter. Useful as a bold specimen fern in the shade garden, growing well with Hosta and other moisture loving plants.

Further details for
Dryopteris pseudo-filix-mas

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Specimen
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
Height
   60-100 cm
   23-39 inches
Spread
   80-100 cm
   31-39 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Dryopteris pseudo-filix-mas


Mexican Male Fern

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 9.030.430


Native to high mountains of Mexico, this forms an upright clump of triangular green fronds, getting quite large when happy. Continues to produce new fronds for the entire season. Prefers a rich, moist soil and winter mulching is recommended until plants are established. Cut back all of the old fronds to the base in late winter. Useful as a bold specimen fern in the shade garden, growing well with Hosta and other moisture loving plants.

Further details for
Dryopteris pseudo-filix-mas

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Specimen
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
Height
   60-100 cm
   23-39 inches
Spread
   80-100 cm
   31-39 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.