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Fortune's Holly Fern

Cyrtomium fortunei

SKU
02983
Exceptional fern for interesting form and texture. Fronds are stiff, upright and dark green arching outward from the center of the plant. Excellent bedding fern under larger shrubs and accent trees. Grows well in breezy sites and containers. This hardy fern is evergreen in mild winter climates.
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Full shade, Partial shade

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationser-TOE-mium for-TUN-e-i
Average Size at MaturityFast growing 1 to 2 ft. in height and 1½ to 2 ft. wide
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, 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: 6-10

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