This hardy garden fern has been named best new tree nursery product at the Four Oaks Trade Show in England edition 2018. A beautiful variety of the existing Dryopteris wallichiana with beautiful pink/bronze new leaves in spring until early in summer, gradually they get a golden yellow glow.
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. Its fresh orange fronds brighten up shaded places in the garden or on the terrace. Plant Jurassic Gold in a moist, humus-rich soil. It performs well in USDA Hardiness Zones 5–9. Remove the dead leaves of this deciduous plant after winter.