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Autumn Fern

Dryopteris erythrosora
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Typically available from early spring to late summer. Check with your local store for current availability. 

Semievergreen fern with an upright, clumping habit. Varies in color depending on the season. Use as groundcover or as a shady border. 

Plant with Coral Bells


  • Landscape Size: 2' tall, 1-2' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Shade or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 6b
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Clumping
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Fall Color, Drought Resistant

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers slightly acidic, enriched, well draining soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Cut back old fronds to encourage new growth. Fertilize during the growing season.  



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