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Oak Fern

Oak Fern

Gymnocarpium dryopteris

Cut Flowers Resists Deer Resists Rabbits Native to North America

Collection: Ferns
Tags: fern, gymnocarpium, oak fern

Delicate fern from slender, spreading, blackish rhizomes with brown, fibrous scales; stalks usually single, but often in masses, erect. A plant native to the moist soils of northern Manitoba.


Botanical NameGymnocarpium dryopteris
ExposurePartial Shade, Full Shade
HardinessZone 3
FeaturesCut Flowers, Native to North America, Resists Deer, Resists Rabbits

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.