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Polystichum polylepharum

Common Name(s):
Bristle fern, Japanese tassel fern, Tassel fern
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Creeping, crown forming rhizome; easy to grow; prefers constant moisture, humus rich soil and partial to full shade. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
1-4 ft.
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Fronds:
Forms an arching vase of stiff bipinnate fronds; lustrous, dark green; appears shiny; stipe and rachis are heavily scaled
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 221

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