Dryopteris affinis Cristata ‘The King’ – Golden Male Fern - Hardy Fern
- Semi- evergreen hardy attractive fern
- Great for full shade – easy to grow
- Supplied 1.5 Litre Pot Grown and ready to plant
Dryopteris Cristata is a large, semi evergreen fern forming a rosette of erect beautifully arching, crested fronds that open to a golden –green colour when young, turning bright green as they mature. Compact clump forming shrub, awarded RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit) The King is one of the more attractive Fern cultivars. Easy to grow in most cool, moist, lightly to full shaded sites.
Where to Plant
Plant full sun, partial shade or full shade, well-draining soil types. Tolerant of dry shade but must water regularly in their first season. Likes sandy, clay or loamy soils. Ideal for beds and borders, very Low Maintenance, use for underplanting, and wildflower settings. Ultimate height and spread – 1.5m x 1m in 10 years.
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