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Polypodium vulgare

Ref.: POLYP 010

Origin : temperate zones of Europe and Asia.

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Family : Polypodiaceae.

Common polypody.

The lamina is relatively narrow, abruptly reduced at the apex, to a long nib. The young fronds appear in summer. The rhizome creeping on the surface. Although slow growing, it is a strong ground cover, for screes, banks, rockeries, in shade or partial shade, in a humusy, drained, acidic or chalky substrate. When planting, maintain the rhizomes on the soil's surface, don't bury them. Evergreen. Height : 25/55cm. Hardiness : -35°C.

  • Foliage : evergreen
  • Height : 30 to 60cm
  • Soil type : any, well drained
  • Site : walls, rockery, rocks, banks, temporarily dry, forest edge, dry to cool woods
  • Exposure : shade, half shade, sun
  • Shape : ground cover
  • Rhizome : creeping and branching
  • Hardiness : down to -30°C (-22°F)