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  • soft shield fern (syn. Plumosum Densum)
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.9m

Polystichum setiferum Plumosomultilobum Group

soft shield fern (syn. Plumosum Densum)

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2 litre pot £11.99 £9.59
2 litre pot £11.99 £9.59
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  • Position: full or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Soft, narrow, dark green fronds arranged in a distinctive shuttlecock-like shape. This handsome evergreen fern is perfect for a shady border with fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Cutting back the foliage in early January allows the surrounding area to be underplanted with snowdrops, winter aconites or wood anemones.

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