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Are 'Dre's Dagger' Ferns Invasive?

Posted by fogbelt_steve 9b (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 10, 10 at 19:57

I was given a small "Dre's Dagger" Fern and would like to plant it in my yard, UNLESS it's an invasive plant. Otherwise, I'll keep it in a pot. I'm located on the coast in far Northern California. I haven't been able to find an answer to my question - thanks for your help.

Here is a link that might be useful: Dre's Dagger photo

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RE: Are 'Dre's Dagger' Ferns Invasive?

Dre's Dagger is in a genera of ferns that I have found spread rather slowly. They can be often kinda tricky to keep alive. With good moisture and good drainage they should do well for you.

RE: Are 'Dre's Dagger' Ferns Invasive?

I've had one for about 4-5 years now and it's well behaved here in my zone 5.


RE: Are 'Dre's Dagger' Ferns Invasive?

Thanks for your comments. I planted it in a pot for the time being. It's still small so I thought I'd wait until it gets bigger and I can see what it looks like before finding a spot for it in my yard. We have gravel "mulch" over landscaping cloth that should keep it contained.

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