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Polystichum aculeatum Hard Shield Fern
Glossy green fronds which are evergreen.
Height: 45cm Spread: 90cm
Likes well drained, stoney soil. Native fern of woodlands and hedgerows.
Hard shield Fern is a evergreen with slightly prickly leafs, Likes part or full shade in a sheltered exposure, with well drained, sandy, chalky or loamy based soil.