Dryopteris expansa

Alpine Buckler-Fern

syn. Spreading Wood Fern

Dryopteridaceae

Height

30 - 50 cm

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

partial shade - shade

Soil

fertile, humus-rich, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Europe

Dryopteris is a genus of around 150 species in the family Dryopteridaceae with a global distribution, although most species grow in temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. Two species are native to Iceland.

A medium sized fern with finely divided fronds. It is hardy and easy to grow, but needs a sheltered position like other ferns.

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