Dryopteris Atrata Fern


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Wood ferns or Male ferns - Low-maintenance ferns to grow

  • FOLIAGE COLOUR - Black Wood fern is so-called because of the dark, almost black scales covering the black leaf bases and crown. This, when contrasted with the bright green fronds, makes the plants extremely appealing.
  • WHERE TO PLANT - Thrives in a cool, sunny or partially or fully shaded position in moist, but well-drained, humus-rich soil. Good for woodland gardens and naturalised planting schemes.
  • ALL ROUNDER - This variety of fern is perfect for patio pots and garden borders the same - Its maximum height will be no more than 90 cm.

  • Eventual Height

    Can grow up to 90 cm in the right conditions.

  • Pot Size

    13 cm

  • Season of Interest

    all year round

  • Light Required

    Full shade

  • Watering

    Moderate watering

  • Best Growing Conditions

    Very hardy plant.

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