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Diplazium pyncocarpum

Narrow-leaved Glade Fern

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Diplazium pyncocarpum (Narrow-leaved Glade Fern)

The fronds of this graceful fern for wet areas are 12"-28" long and three to 10" wide with green stems that are smooth or sparsely hairy, dark, and slightly scaly at their base. It forms a clump of fronds that may creep slowly and it is not a vigorous grower.

Additional Information:

1-2 Feet


2-3 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Goat's Beard (Aruncus dioicus), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Rose Turtlehead (Chelone obliqua), Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum), Queen of the Prairie (Filipendula rubra), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis), Copper Iris (Iris fulva), Arrow Arum (Peltandra virginica)

Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture


Special Uses


Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade
Full Sun