Dryopteris The King


Dryopteris The King, King Male Fern. Broad, semi-evergreen with rich green fronds boast petticoats on the end of each pinnae and the end of each frond. A great specimen plant for that prized spot in the woodland garden. Powerful plant makes a superb garden specimen. Height 30" Spread 30".



Plant in moist fertile soil. Partial sun / shade, Hardy.


General Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.