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Polystichum setiferum

This pre-historic looking fern has tightly curled croziers that unfurl into bright green fronds, later turning a beautiful coppery bronze.
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1 x 9cm pot (201171-1)

3 x 9cm pots (201171-3)

3 x 9cm pots

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Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Common name
Soft Shield Fern
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Shade
Spread
90cm (36in)

Description

This pre-historic looking fern has tightly curled croziers that unfurl into bright green fronds, later turning a beautiful coppery bronze. A native British fern that is easy to grow in any shady corner of the garden and good in pots too. Would naturally be found in woodlands, edging streams.

Care Tips

Plant in shady area in cool, fertile moist soil. Remove any dead or damaged fronds when necessary. Protect crowns from winter wet.