Plant Type: Fern
Exposure: Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade Shade Tolerant
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade
Glossy, dark green foliage is evergreen. Fronds emerge upright, arching as they mature to cover ground. Drought tolerant once established. Tiny leaves resemble Christmas stockings.
Growth HabitFILLER (mounded)
Group or mass in woodland gardens. Excellent groundcover on slopes to control soil erosion..
Polystichum acrostichoides Plant Care:
Prefers slightly acidic, richly organic, well drained soil. Cut back in spring as new foliage emerges.
USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)
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