Dryopteris erythrosora

Wood Fern, Shield Fern

Several of these mostly deciduous ferns are known for their beautifully-colored new growth in shades of gold, bronze or red. Grown also for their drought tolerance and ease of care, use them in shady borders or woodland settings. They Like full sun in cool climates, but do best with just 2 to 3 hours of sun per day elsewhere. Sold in containers during the growing season.
Dryopteris erythrosora, Wood Fern, Shield Fern
New fronds on this striking evergreen fern emerge rosy brown and mature to a rich, shiny green. Excellent for woodland areas and shady rock gardens.

Attributes - Dryopteris erythrosora

Plant Type: Fern

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.

Width: 1 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant. Susceptible to Mealybugs, Root Rot.

Related Plants

Dryopteris filix-mas, Dryopteris filix-mas cristata, Dryopteris marginalis
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