Plant Base Online (beta)

botanical name:
Dryopteris affinis 'Revolvens'
Dryopteris affinis 'Revolvens' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Golden Male Fern
synonyms:  Dryopteris filix-mas 'Revolvens'
family:  Dryopteridaceae
characteristics: fern
height: 1.20m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: ferny
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Strong growing, robust variety with frond pinae that become distinctly recurved. New spring growth and stems are scaly, golden brown. Forms clumps with crowns raised up from the ground

Humus-rich, moist, well drained soil in part shade. Best in a sheltered position but more tolerant of sun and wind than other species.

Deeproot tree logo

You can also install Plant Base on your computer:

  • self contained application
  • more features
  • update and add records
  • larger and higher quality pictures
  • fast and efficient
  • always available, no connection needed
  • Windows, Mac and Android

details ...