Plant of the Month: Polystichum species

November 15, 2019

This group of evergreen ferns includes our native Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum), Japanese Tassel Fern (Polystichum polyblepharum), Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides), and the Hard Shield (Polystichum aculeatum) and Soft Shield Fern (Polystichum setiferum) along with quite a few others. They look best if the fronds are cut back in late winter to reveal the intricate… Read more >

Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum) Evergreen Ferns

November 4, 2016

When the seasons start to change, evergreen ferns can be your constant that will continue to look good throughout fall and winter. With our wet climate, ferns are relatively easy to grow and maintain, making them an ideal plant for the Pacific Northwest. While there are always exceptions, it is best to plant ferns in the… Read more >

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