- Common Name: Scaly male fern
- Synonyms: Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata The King'
- Position: Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Exposed, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Hardiness: H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters
- Habit: Semi-evergreen, Bushy
- Height & Spread: 90cm × 90cm
A striking fern with semi-evergreen, golden-green fronds, forming a shuttlecock shape.