Polystichum polyblepharum

Polystichum polyblepharum

Japanese tassel fern

  • Botanical name: Polystichum polyblepharum
  • Common name: Japanese tassel fern
  • Family: Dryopteridaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial

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.

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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

  • Plant size

    70cm height

    90cm spread

  • 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:

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

Plants that go well with Polystichum polyblepharum