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Polystichum rigens


Tassel Fern

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 9.050.220


A small, easy-to-grow fern for edging woodland gardens, sunny to partially shaded rock gardens or in containers. It forms an arching mound of leathery, sharp-toothed, triangular fronds that mature to medium green. Foliage remains evergreen in mild winter regions. A completely non-spreading species, with a relatively slow growing habit. A Japanese native. Clumps may be divided in spring if desired.

Further details for
Polystichum rigens

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
Height
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Spread
   50-60 cm
   20-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Polystichum rigens


Tassel Fern

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 9.050.220


A small, easy-to-grow fern for edging woodland gardens, sunny to partially shaded rock gardens or in containers. It forms an arching mound of leathery, sharp-toothed, triangular fronds that mature to medium green. Foliage remains evergreen in mild winter regions. A completely non-spreading species, with a relatively slow growing habit. A Japanese native. Clumps may be divided in spring if desired.

Further details for
Polystichum rigens

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
Height
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Spread
   50-60 cm
   20-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.