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Polystichum - Shield Ferns

A large genus of gorgeous and obliging ferns, evergreen and many happy in dry shade.
Polystichum acrostichoides

Polystichum acrostichoides

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The North American Christmas fern has long evergreen dark green cut fronds, good for cutting at Christmas time. Easy in woodsy type conditions. Evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95



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Polystichum aculeatum AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Native hard shield fern with glossy stiff leathery fronds. Tolerant of most soils and happy with some chalk in the soil. Evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum braunii

Polystichum braunii

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Highly divided glossy fronds. A lovely elegant polystichum. Evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum neolabatum

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The Asian Saber fern is a super evergreen fern with glossy fronds with a strong upright habit. It is one of the most weather resistant ferns we grow shrugging off even snow with little effect. Upright in growth it is eye catching as a single specimen or interesting planted en masse. The Asian saber fern is very drought tolerant once established. Will form a large rosette with prominent reddish gold scales.

Price: 6.30


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Polystichum makinoi

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Handsome and neat 60cm or so across. Bipinnate, shiny, glossy, deep green fronds. Evergreen, from Asia so not for very dry shade but tolerant once established. A magnificent fern.

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Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum munitum AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 75cm plus (32in plus)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The American sword fern. Well known and long cultivated in this country. Easy and very effective. Evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum polyblepharum AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

From Korea and Japan, glossy fine cut fronds to 60cm across. Evergreen. One of the finest of the good hardy evergreen ferns. Polyblepharum means 'many eyelashes'. A fine, reliable fern.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum setiferum AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

All the setiferum forms will take quite dry shade or sun with a bit more water. Easy, adaptable and evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum setiferum 'Congestum'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Dwarf variety, congested spiralling fronds with overlapping pinnae. Evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum setiferum 'Dahlem'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Evergreen. A coarser fronded variety, a good doer, fairly upright, very dry shade tolerant.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum' AGM

Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Fronds divided usually quadri-pinnate, an elegant fern. This is a bulbil forming variety of ‘Divisilobum’.

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Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'

Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum Wollaston'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Long and lacy fronds on this fine form. Evergreen. Good in dry shade.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A fine divisilobum form of the soft shield fern. A beautiful, elegant form of this easy very tolerant fern even of dry soils. Makes a very good subject for a container.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum setiferum 'Plumoso-multilobum' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

syn Polystichum setiferum 'Plumoso-Densum' A fine medium growing form, with divided pinnae on overlapping pinnules. Very architectual in growth. One of the most popular. More for the shade garden rather than the wild garden.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum setiferum 'Pulcherrimum Bevis' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 100cm plus (36 ins)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Classic cultivar not possible to produce from spores. We are thrilled to have 1 litre plants available this year.

Price: 6.80


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Polystichum 'Shiny Holly Fern'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A lovely fern quite similar to neolabatum but a bit more divided shiny dark green frods with a red stem in early season.

Price: 5.45


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Polystichum tsussimense AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

This neat and low growing pale green Oriental fern has holly like tips and a mass of silvery white scales which gives it a striking silvery appearance in the cool dark, shady conditions it loves. Evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.95


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Polystichum yunnanense

Polystichum yunnanense

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A relatively new introduction, medium sized with pale yellow green fronds. Evergreen and easy.

Price: 6.20


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