Japanese Tassel Fern

Polystichum polyblepharum

Japanese Tassel Fern - Polystichum polyblepharum

Common Name: Japanese Tassel Fern
Genus: Polystichum
Species: polyblepharum

Category: Ferns
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Provides winter colour

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.70 m (70 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Colour: Green

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Very stiff, erect lance-shaped fronds form a distinctive shuttlecock-like shape. The new fronds of this evergreen fern are covered in golden hairs as they unfurl. Perfect for providing all-year round interest for a shady well-drained mixed border, the finely divided foliage looks wonderful frosted in the winter garden.

Garden Care: Incorporate lots of well-rotted leaf mould composted pine needles or garden compost into the planting hole.


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