Polypodium vulgare Common Polypody
Evergreen. A low growing fern with deep cut leathery fronds. Ideal for walls, banks and rockeries.
Latin Name: Polypodium vulgare
Common Name(s): Common Polypody
Plant Type: Perennial
Habitat: All Soils
This fern is found in shaded and semi-shaded locations. It is found on old walls, cracks in rocks, the bases of trees and in rocky undergrowth. It prefers sandy soils but will grow in loam and chalk with moist but well drained soil.