Polystichum acrostichoides. Spacing: 24x5"/60x12cm. The Christmas Fern occurs in both dry and moist wooded slopes, moist banks and ravines. It typically grows in a fountain-like clump to 2' tall and features leathery, lance-shaped, evergreen (green at Christmas time as the common name suggests) fronds. Stocking shape of the pinnae also suggests Christmas. For the border or woodland garden. Shipped dormant in the late fall, winter and early spring.
FERN: A fern is any one of a group of about 12,000 species of plants. Unlike mosses they have xylem and phloem (making them vascular plants). They have stems, leaves, and roots like other vascular plants. Ferns do not have either seeds or flowers (they reproduce via spores).
Prefers shade or part-shade
Mature Height: 24 inches
Prefers moist soil
Hardy in zones 3-9
Immediate shipping in a 4" Pot. Dormant Shipping in Winter.