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Polystichum setiferum

For sale by Sweet Acre Nursery

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2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Polystichum setiferum

Common names

Soft-shield fern, Shield fern


Polystichum setiferum (Soft-shield fern). This is a large fern which has bright green bipinnate fronds about 1.2m long.


They will prefer partial shade with fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Ground cover, under shrubs

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Polystichum setiferum | Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterMoist

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