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botanical name:
Polystichum polyblepharum
Polystichum polyblepharum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Japanese Tassle Fern
family:  Polypodiaceae
characteristics: fern, evergreen
height: 0.75m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: ferny
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour:
main season: All Year
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -21°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Attractive fern with shuttlecocks of lance shaped, bipinnate, shiny, dark green fronds which are covered in golden bristles in spring.

Crowns need protecting from winter wet.

Cut back old foliage in early spring to show off new growth.

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