Polystichum acrostichoides
Christmas Fern

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Part Shade
Christmas Fern
Polystichum acrostichoides

Christmas fern is an evergreen fern that provides year round visual interest and provides protective cover for birds and other wildlife year round. Dense plantings offer the most protection for ground-dwelling birds and other animals.  The leathery fronds grow in fountain-like clumps.

Evergreen fronds provide winter interest
Offers year round cover for birds and wildlife
Thrives in dry areas or moister soil with more sun
Great companion plant with woodland wildflowers
Fronds are used in fresh arrangements
Deer resistant

Native Range

Woodlands from Nova Scotia to Wisconsin south to Texas and Florida.

Interesting Facts

The common name for this plant comes from the fact that early settlers used it to decorate at Christmas time.


Christmas Mature Size: 12-24in. Tall x 12-24in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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