Fern, Wood Details

Fern, Wood

  • Also Known As: Southern Shield Fern, River Fern
  • Botanical Name: Thelypteris kunthii
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Focal Point/Specimen Plant, Screen - Visual, Erosion Control
  • Ornamental Value:
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season:
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 3'
  • Plant Height: 3.'


One of the most drought-tolerant ferns. Light green color. Fast grower.

Perennial Care Guide

Fern, Wood Photos