Dryopteris kuratae - fronds in late summer
  • Dryopteris kuratae - fronds in late summer

Dryopteris kuratae

£9.95

(Wood Fern) A superb fern from East Asia, Dryopteris kuratae has glossy green pinnate fronds with a serrate edge.

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A superb fern from East Asia, Dryopteris kuratae has glossy green pinnate fronds with a serrate edge. The croziers (unfurling leaves) are covered with black scales. It is hardy but can be semi-evergreen, dropping some leaves in cold winter weather.

Dryopteris kuratae is suited to a position in light dappled or heavy shade. It can also be grown very successfully in a container, provided it is in a shady position.


  • Position: Light, dappled or heavy shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Dryopteris kuratae grows to be a medium sized, clump forming fern.
    • Height: up to 60 - 80 cm (2 - 3 ft)
    • Spread: up to 60 cm (2 ft)

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How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Shade
Mature Size
Herbaceous - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Evergreen, To grow in a pot, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large

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