Polystichum x diceiRef.: POLYS 370
Hybrid created by Ann Sleep at Leeds university in the United Kingdom.
Family : Dryopteridaceae.
Hybrid between P. proliferum and P. braunii. Sturdy fern which forms an impressive crown on a scaly rhizome. The fronds are lanceolate, bipinnate, medium green, glossy. This hybrid can be propagated from the bulbils at the apex of its fronds. It is one of the largest Polystichum. It likes cool and drained soils, acidic or slightly alkaline, in medium shade. Evergreen. Height : 60/120cm. Hardiness : -20°C.
- Foliage : evergreen
- Height : over 90cm
- Soil type : any, acidic, well drained
- Site : cool to moist woods, forest edge, mixed borders, potted fern
- Exposure : half shade
- Shape : flared
- Rhizome : erect
- Hardiness : down to -20°C (-4°F)