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PlantFiles: Leather Wood Fern, Evergreen Wood Fern, Marginal Shield Fern
Dryopteris marginalis

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Family: Dryopteridaceae
Genus: Dryopteris (dry-OP-ter-iss) (Info)
Species: marginalis (mar-gin-AH-lis) (Info)

Synonym:Aspidium marginale
Synonym:Polypodium marginale
Synonym:Thelypteris marginalis

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14 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials
Ferns

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From spores

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Auburn, Alabama
Headland, Alabama
San Diego, California
Santa Barbara, California
Alpharetta, Georgia
Cordele, Georgia
Algonquin, Illinois
Plainfield, Illinois
Piedmont, Missouri
Bronx, New York
Beaufort, North Carolina
Crossville, Tennessee
Mc Minnville, Tennessee
Rockwood, Tennessee
Viola, Tennessee
Dallas, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Garland, Texas
Grand Prairie, Texas
Leesburg, Virginia



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