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I have a mature Drypoteris felis mas "Parsley" happy where it is in full sun but I would really like to move it into fairly dense dry shade, which I believe it will tolerate. Is it too late to move a mature one? Any tips?.



Doubt it would cope with either the dense shade or the dry soil... partial shade and moist soil would be fine; even then though it depends on the size of the fern.

21 Aug, 2017


Long Acre Plants recommended this one when I described the site. But I am concerned that its a bit too big to risk moving it. Its on their short list of ferns that are OK in dry shade. They have also recommended Poysticum setiferum which I have grown in the past at the foot of a north facing fence where it was extremely dry. I know there are only half a dozen ferns max that may stand those conditions though.

21 Aug, 2017

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