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Soft Shield Fern

Polystichum setiferum 'Divisilobum'

Also known as

Soft-shield fern, Shield fern

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Full Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

75cm

Max

70cm

40cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Soft Shield Fern Overview

    Lance-shaped, many divided, mid green spreading fronds with white scales are produced from this evergreen fern.

    How to propagate Soft Shield Fern

    Spores

    You can propagate by sowing spores.

    Division

    Division of the rhizomes.

    Rhizomes

    Other uses of Soft Shield Fern

    Ground cover, under shrubs

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