Across the UK
Polypodium vulgare Common Polypody
Evergreen. A low growing fern with deep cut leathery fronds. Ideal for walls, banks and rockeries.
Height: 30cm Spread: 30cm
Will tolerate most 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.