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Dryopteris wallichiana 'Jurassic Gold' PPAF

Alpine Wood Fern 'Jurassic Gold'
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Maximum 24 inches
Width: Maximum 18 inches
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Dryopteris ‘Jurassic Gold’ is a unique fern that has an excellent spring foliage color. The young shoots are golden orange fading to bright golden-yellow and green. Compared to Dryopteris erythrosora (Autumn Fern), the new shoots of Jurassic Gold are bigger, bolder and richer in color. It’s fresh orange fronds brightens up shaded places in the garden or on the terrace. Plant Jurassic Gold in a humus rich, moist soil. It performs well in zone 5 – 9 and so far, no diseases have been observed. Remove the dead leaves of this deciduous plant after winter. Discovered by Bob Hollister near the Jurassic Coast, United Kingdom. Introduced by Concept Plants. 

Second place in the virtual contest for the New Varieties Showcase at the 2020 Farwest Show. 

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2 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Emerald Coast Growers Pensacola, FL Email now 850-941-1830 Liner: 3 Other: 3
JRT Nurseries Inc. Lynden, WA Email now 800-789-1445 Liner: 4 Other: 4