- Botanical name: Polystichum polyblepharum
- Common name: Japanese tassel fern
- Family: Dryopteridaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Key features:
- Dramatic foliage
Polystichum polyblepharum is an evergreen fern, bearing stiff, erect, lance-shaped fronds, resembling a shuttlecock. It’s perfect for providing all-year round interest for a shady, well-drained mixed border, and it looks fantastic after a frost.
For best results grow Polystichum polyblepharum in a dry shady spot in the garden, or in a container. It requires little maintenance.
How to grow Polystichum polyblepharum
- Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full shade
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy
Polystichum polyblepharum and wildlife
Polystichum polyblepharum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.
Is Polystichum polyblepharum poisonous?
Polystichum polyblepharum has no toxic effects reported.
No reported toxicity to Birds
No reported toxicity to Cats
No reported toxicity to Dogs
No reported toxicity to Horses
No reported toxicity to Livestock
No reported toxicity to People