Polystichum acrostichoides - Blue Heron Nursery

Polystichum acrostichoides

Christmas Fern

An evergreen fern that is native to the eastern U.S. Grows equally well in moist or dry areas. Fronds are similar to Western Sword Fern. Typically grows in fountain-like clumps. It prefers an organically rich, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. Can be massed on dry slopes to help with soil erosion.

  • Common Name: Christmas Fern
  • Height: 2' tall
  • Spread: 2' wide
  • Type: Evergreen
  • Zone: 3 - 9

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