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Dryopteris carthusiana

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 439765

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Dryopteris carthusiana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F   (-29° to -23.5°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Foliage: 6-30cm., lance.-ov., 15-25 pairs pinnae
Height, in meters: 0.3
Height, in feet: 0.99
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Dryopteris carthusiana:
Dryopteris spinulosa, Polypodium carthusianum, Polypodium spinulosum, 

Common names for Dryopteris carthusiana:

Dorniger Wurmfarn,  Dryoptere de carthus,  Narror Buckler Fern,  Spinulose Wood Fern,  Toothed Wood Fern, 

Dryopteris carthusiana is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

3:   Fern Spore Species List

I think we only list Polypodiopsida (Filicopsida/ Filicineae) as Ferns.
6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
77:   Central European Native and Introduced Plants
165:   Shady Condition Plant Seed List
243:  Aspidiaceae
367:  Dryopteridaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.

Happier and Healthier Plants, Naturally

plant-fungus communities, for improved nutrition, and disease and drought resistance.

Germination guide for Dryopteris carthusiana

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Dryopteris carthusiana seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Dryopteris carthusiana seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20°C.

Sow Dryopteris carthusiana seeds on the surface of a firmly tamped down peat compost, the spores must be kept warm and damp at all times, and need daylight.

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