Polystichum

polystichum Herrehausen

Polystichum Auculeatum:

 

Everyone must have a dark shady corner for a fern, these do tend to prefer more acid soils, but will generally they will grow in most places, as long as it is relatively moist.

 

Ferns have been around since before the dinosaurs, so by definition they are tough and hardy plants, which is great for us because it also means they don’t require much gardening input at all.

 

The best time for a fern is just as it is waking up unfurling new fronds in the spring – they really look magical then.

 

We’ve used them in:

 

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