Christmas Fern in woods

Christmas Fern

Botanical Name: Polystichum acrostichoides

No sun, but want something unique? Perfect for cottage or urban gardens, Ferns are shade dwellers that love moist and an extra drink on hot days. Planted as or in an indoor .

The Christmas Fern got its name because it stays green throughout the holidays.

Colour:

Blooms:

Width: Green fronds that grow up to 2 inches.

Water: Moderate watering.

Pollinators:

Best Soil: Requires cool, moist, well-drained soils.

Its natural habitat: Rich, rocky woods. Stream banks, swamps, thickets..

Caring for Christmas Fern

Christmas Ferns are easy to care for. They do not require pruning but dead, brown leaves can be removed as needed. Keep soil moist, water about once a week on mild days and more often on hot days.

Companion plant suggestions include Evergreens

References:

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=poac4


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