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HARDY FERNS Polystichum setiferum herrenhausen
Commonly known as Soft shield fern
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Evergreen - soft, lance-shaped, 3-pinnate, dark green fronds 30-120cm (12-48in) long.
Height - 50cm (20in)
Spread - 90cm (36in)
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
Place of origin - garden origin. Germany. 1970. Named after the royal garden in Hanover.
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich. Protect crowns from excessive winter wet.
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