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Christmas Fern

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Christmas Fern

Polystichum acrostichoides

Best grown in organically rich, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Consider planting rhizome at an angle to help combat potential crown rot problems which can occur in poorly drained soils.  

Growing Conditions

Height 12 to 12 inches
Light Requirements Part shade to full shade
Bloom time Non-flowering
Zone 3 to 9

Additional Info

clumps will increase in size over time

Crown rot in poorly drained soils can be a problem


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden