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Polypodium scouleri

Coast polypody

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Features

  • Height0.25m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.25m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Leaf ColourGlossy deep green

Description

Polypodium scouleri (Coast polypody). This species produces leathery fronds about 38cm long. The fronds are made up of 14 pairs of stiff leaflets.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fern

Other common names

Leathery polypody, Polypody

Origin

N.W. America

Interest and use

Grown for its sculptural fronds.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grow easily in any moist, well-drained soil in dappled shade. You can propagate by division or by sowing spores.

Propagation

Division in spring or by spores in late summer.

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