Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||pol-LIST-ik-um ak-ruh-stick-OH-id-eez|
|Lore||Christmas Fern derives its name from its resilience to early season snows, in which it will hold its dark green color beyond Christmas, making it an ideal accent to holiday arrangements.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Accent, Hillside, Dry Shade, Small Spaces|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
Thrives in organically rich soils with excellent drainage; tolerate wet soils but not poorly drained, waterlogged soils or standing water. Shelter from harsh sun exposures. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established tolerates periodic dry spells. Remove old, faded fronds when new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8