A.k.a. giant wood fern. A lovely taller fern that can tolerate deep shade! Prefers rich and moist soil, but adapts easily to average mesic soil. Best in spots sheltered from wind. Spreads slowly by rhizome. Individuals in deep shade may stay shorter and not spread. Unlike marginal wood fern, it does not retain leaves over the winter.

Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loamy

Height: 3’-4.5’

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Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts a few small insects, including three moths. Generally avoided by deer.

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