How do you treat Dryopteris erythrosora?

How do you treat Dryopteris erythrosora?

For best results grow Dryopteris erythrosora in moist soil in partial shade. It works well alongside other evergreen ferns and woodland plants. Mulch annually with well-rotted leaf mould, composted pine needles or garden compost to mimic the woodland conditions it’s used to.

How do you propagate Dryopteris erythrosora?

The propagation of this plant is done using root division or spore production. The easiest method is the division. Divide the plant during the fall or spring season. Make sure to separate the rhizomes carefully to avoid breaking any roots.

What can be planted with autumn ferns?

Pair autumn fern with balsam and fraser fir (Abies balsamea and A. fraseri), serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea), Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) or bigleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla).

What is dryopteris commonly known as?

Dryopteris /draɪˈɒptərɪs/, commonly called the wood ferns, male ferns (referring in particular to Dryopteris filix-mas), or buckler ferns, is a fern genus in the family Dryopteridaceae, subfamily Dryopteridoideae, according to the Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification of 2016 (PPG I).

What kind of fronds does Dryopteris erythrosora have?

New fronds unfurl in striking shades of orange-red to copper-pink before eventually maturing to glossy deep green by summer. Triangular, bi-pinnate fronds grow to as much as 2′ long. Young sori are covered by bright red indusia.

What kind of soil does a Dryopteris need?

Dryopteris erythrosora can tolerate a drier soil than many ferns, but is most successful in moist, humus-rich soil, with a pH range of 6.1 to 7.5, with morning or late afternoon sunshine but not during the middle of the day.

How big does a d.erythrosora fern get?

Details D. erythrosora is a semi-evergreen fern to 75cm, forming a compact clump of broadly ovate, bipinnatifid fronds, often coppery-pink when young. Spore-heaps also often pink All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated.

How tall are the fronds of a Dryopteris?

It is semi-evergreen (in cooler climates), with bipinnate fronds 30–70 cm (12–28 in) tall by 15–35 cm (6–14 in) broad, with 8–20 pairs of pinnae. The fronds have a coppery tint when young, but mature to dark green. It has an upright to down-lying rhizome which is thick and branched, so that it forms several crowns.