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PlantFiles: Champion's Wood Fern
Dryopteris championii

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Family: Dryopteridaceae
Genus: Dryopteris (dry-OP-ter-iss) (Info)
Species: championii (cham-pee-OH-nee-eye) (Info)

Synonym:Aspidium championii
Synonym:Dryopteris bullatipaleacea
Synonym:Dryopteris changii
Synonym:Dryopteris conferta
Synonym:Dryopteris grandiosa

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Category:
Ferns

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

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Cretaceous On Jun 10, 2007, Cretaceous from El Sobrante, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Native to Korea, Japan, and China.

Regional...

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

Raleigh, North Carolina
Aiken, South Carolina



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