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Polystichum (Christmas, shield, tassel fern)

Polystichum (Christmas fern, shield fern, tassel fern) from Hallson Gardens: We ship ferns while dormant in April to mid-May, again in the fall as available, plus they are available at the nursery in the summer. These are 2 to 3 year old plants from cultivated stock shipped bare root.

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Polystichum

Pronunciation: poh-LISS-tik-um Common Name: Christmas, shield, tassel fern
Light: Part shade to full shade Moisture: Average to moist, dry in winter
Soil: Humus-rich, moist but well-drained pH: Slightly acidic to slightly alkaline
Zones: 3 - 8 or 5 - 8 (9) Polystichum Planting Instructions

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Polystichum acrostichoides

Polystichum acrostichoides, known as the Christmas fern, has 24" dark green arching fronds with lance-shaped leaflets. It is a clumping fern that multiplies slowly from the base and it is evergreen, very hardy, drought tolerant, and easy to grow.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plant shipped bare root
  • $9.75
    Quantity Price (ea)
    3-4  $9.00
    5-9  $8.00
    10+  $7.00
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    Polystichum aculeatum

    Polystichum aculeatum, Hard Sheild fern, has 24 to 36" dark green arching fronds with spiny, pointed leaflets. It is a clumping fern that multiplies slowly but is also rugged and evergreen, with only some winter dieback in the coldest conditions.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plant shipped bare root
  • $9.75
    Quantity Price (ea)
    3-4  $9.00
    5+  $8.00
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