Polystichum acrostichoides (Christmas Fern) Plant Info; Also known as: Genus: Polystichum: Family: Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern). Christmas Fern is very rare in. Photos and information about Minnesota flora - Christmas Fern: asymmetrical clump, once-compound fronds to 36 inches long; spiny toothed, auricled pinnae; brown sori covering pinnae, scaly stems Common Name: Christmas fern, Canker Brake.
The species name is from the Greek akros meaning at the point, end or top and the same stix as the genus. The Christmas fern is a particularly accommodating garden plant. It is adapted to a wide range of conditions, from very dry to moist, and is hardy to Zone 3. The plantвЂ™s 1- to 2-foot fronds are dependably evergreenвЂ”hence the common nameвЂ”but they lie flat on the ground through the winter. Few. The evergreen Christmas fern which resembles Boston fern, has rich green leaves that grow in bouquet-like clusters.
The leaves that cascade from the central roots are spiny toothed which makes them more decorative. Christmas fern is about an 18" fern. They should be planted shallow in the shade. Details about Christmas Ferns lot of 100. Christmas Fern: Genus: Polystichum is a large genus of evergreen ferns that occur around the world in a wide variety of habitats, but primarily in moist but well-drained, temperate woodlands. Polystichum ferns produce some of the most elegant, easy-to-grow and garden worthy specimens of any of the fern genera.
Polystichum acrostichoides. it is allied to the wood ferns, genus Dryopteris. USDA PLANTS Profile for Polystichum acrostichoides (Christmas fern) Home вЂє Shop Gardening вЂє Perennials вЂє Perennials by Genus вЂє Ferns.
Christmas Fern SKU: F. White Flower Farm is a family-owned mail-order nursery. Christmas fern. вЂ“ Wood Fern family Genus:. includes the following 2 subspecies of Polystichum acrostichoides.