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Polystichum setiferum

Ref.: POLYS 003

Origin : mainly western Europe, along the Atlantic coast of France.

Availability: Available In Cultivation
Special Price: 5.00 € Regular Price: 10.00 €

Family : Dryopteridaceae.

Soft shield fern.

This sturdy fern is erect, then more arching in late summer. The fronds are finely cut ; the laminae is light green, matt, tender textured; The stipe and the young croziers are cloaked with golden scales. Plant in a group or singly, in cool woods, banks, shady screes, in acidic to very chalky soils, even dry, in shade or light shade. Evergreen and easy to grow. Height : 1m. Hardiness : -25°C.

  • Foliage : evergreen
  • Height : over 90cm
  • Soil type : alkaline, any
  • Site : cool to moist woods, forest edge, dry to cool woods, mixed borders
  • Exposure : shade, half shade
  • Shape : upright, flared
  • Rhizome : erect
  • Hardiness : down to -25°C (-13°F)