Polystichum setiferum 'Dahlem' - fronds in mid summer

Polystichum setiferum 'Dahlem'

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(Soft Shield Fern) Polystichum setiferum 'Dahlem' is a handsome fern with long, deeply divided, lacey green fronds. 

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Supplied Size:
  • 2L pot

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Prices are for delivery of ANY number of plants

Standard - £6.95*

(Free for orders over £65*)

Priority - £15

(Within 1 - 2 working days)

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Polystichum setiferum 'Dahlem' is a handsome evergreen fern with long, deeply divided, lacey green fronds. Tolerant of dry soil in shady conditions.

Most suited to a position sheltered from strong winds in light to heavy shade. Can be grown in a large container if required.

  • Position: Light, dappled or heavy shade.
  • Soil: Prefers moist, fertile soil. 
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate
  • Habit: Polystichum setiferum 'Dahlem' grows to be a small to medium sized, clump forming fern.
    • Height: up to 80 - 90 cm (3 ft)
    • Spread: up to 80 - 90 cm (3 ft)

How Much Sun
Light Shade, Shade
Eventual Size
Fern - Medium (0.6m - 1.2m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Dry/Sandy
Special Features
Suitable for Containers, Habit - Architectural, Foliage - Unusual Shape
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