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Ferns

Polystichum aculeatum (Hard Shield or Hard Prickly Shield Fern)

Picture of Polystichum aculeatum (Hard Shield or Hard Prickly Shield Fern)


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Next Dispatch Date  03/07/2017
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The fronds are of a stiff, leathery texture, glossy on top and mat underneath. Easily recognisable in Spring because its unfurling fronds curl over backwards like reversed croziers, contrary to the general rule. Does well in almost any position but is especially woodland or waterside. Evergreen


Shape: bushy, upright
Position: shade
Soil: any garden soil. peat based multipurpose for pots
Rate of Growth: medium
Hardiness: hardy
90cm 90cm

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