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Thelypteris palustris

Marsh Fern (Marsh Shield Fern)

The fronds are long, oblong and deeply lobed and slightly tapered to the base, spreading by rhizomes.

  • »  AKA Dryopteris thelypteris, Thelypteris thelypteroides
  • »  Single, pale green, pinnate, feathery fronds
  • »  Non-clumping form it spreads by long, creeping rhizomes
  • »  Makes an effective ground cover

9cm Potted
$15.75
1gal
$23.63
  • Category:Ferns
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:45-70 cm
  • Spread:100-200 cm
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Wet Soils
Growth Rate
Medium
Critter
Deer Resistant
Habit
Spreading
Foliage Color
Green
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Thelypteris palustris

Native to Ontario

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Thelypteris palustris

Best grown in moist to wet conditions, in full sun to partial shade, however, it does not like excessive standing water. It is very adaptable to different pH levels  and soil types.