Makinoi's Holly Fern

Polystichum makinoi

SKU
03481
Lustrous olive green colored leaf fern adds an elegant look to shaded gardens. The edges of the foliage are serrated and the stalks are covered in chestnut colored scales. Herbaceous.
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6-8

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Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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Average Size at MaturityClump forming 20 to 30 in. high and wide.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull shade
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Shade Loving
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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: 6-8

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