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Polystichum setuosum

  • Common Name
    Japanese Lace Fern
  • CA Native
    Non-native
  • Plant Type
    Fern
  • Size
    2' -3' x 3 '
  • Flower Color
    N / A
  • Bloom Time
    N / A
  • Leaves
    Dark Green, Finely Cut
  • Evergreen
    Evergreen
  • Deer Resistant
    Seldom Damaged
  • Wildlife Value
    N / A
  • Growth Rate
    Moderate
  • Hardiness
    Hardy
  • Adverse Growth Factors
    None
  • Special Features
    • Low Maintenance
  • Water Use
    • Moderate
  • Soil pH
    6.5-7.5 (neutral)
  • Exposure
    • Shade
  • Soil Type
    Loam
  • Drainage
    Good Drainage
  • Description and Cultural Plant Tips

    P. setuosum has finely cut dark green fronds that give it a lacy look. Great for shaded perennial gardens, shady, rock gardens & containers.

    Plant rootball slightly above soil grade in loamy,  rich soil enhanced with compost. Mulch around plant to ensure consistant soil moisture. This fern needs shade & regular summer water.

    No significant pests or diseases.

     

  • Master Gardener Comments
    N / A
  • Varietals
    N / A