Dyce's Holly Fern
Polystichum x dycei
|Description||This large holly fern adds a bold and elegant look to shaded gardens. Sturdy, arching fronds with glossy dark green foliage emerge from a center crown to give a symmetrical appearance. Fronds produce small bulbils in late summer to fall. Easy to establish in the landscape, forming handsome, deer resistant clumps. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; arching fronds reach 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Astilbe (Astilbe); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Provide evenly moist, well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.