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Polystichum polyblepharum

Also called Tassel Fern


More About Polystichum polyblepharum

  • AKA Polystichum setosum
  • Glossy, dark green fronds
  • Hairy, coppery, central stems
  • New fronds have a hairy tip before unfurling
  • The unfurling tips resemble a tassel
  • Arching, clumping habit
  • Deciduous

Zone:

5

Height:

30-60 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Japanese Tassel Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist to average, well-drained soil in partial to full shade, not tolerating winter wet condition. Removing dead fronds in the spring is recommended. 


Polystichum polyblepharum Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge