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Polystichum setiferum ‘Plumosomultichum’

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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Pretty form of the soft shield fern with, lacy edges to the light green fronds. Much easier to grow than some of the Plumose forms of this plant. Ht. up to 45 cm.

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Polystichum setiferum ‘Plumosomultichum’

Common names

Mossy soft-shield fern, Shield fern


Polystichum setiferum ‘Plumosomultichum’ (Mossy 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 ‘Plumosomultichum’ | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | 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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