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Polystichum munitum

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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Western Sword Fern. Attractive evergreen fern with long pinnate fronds arching out to form a dense plant. An excellent ground cover fern which will grow to around 45cm in height. Evergreen and always looking bright and glossy. Thrives in part shade in most soil types.
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2 litres

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Common names

Giant holly fern, Sword fern


Polystichum munitum (Giant holly fern). It will produce fronds about 1.5m tall which grow well in moist woodland.


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

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Polystichum munitum | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

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