Dryopteris Wallichiana

 

Wallich's Wood Fern. A magnificent fern. The young unfolding fronds are yellow-green, contrasting well with the black hairy midrib and stems. Max Height 90cm. Max Spread 75cm.

 

 

Moist fertile soil. Sheltered site in partial 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.