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Polystichum proliferum

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Polystichum proliferum

Polpro
Mother Shield Fern,
$0.00 ex GST
Wantirna
B9, C7, D1, Indoors
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Wantirna
B9, C7, D1, Indoors
Size: 7cm
Available: 16
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.50 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Polystichum proliferum Mother Shield Fern,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Dense, Rosette

Description:
Hardy ground fern from the cool, moist areas of southern Australia. Dark green, leathery, divided fronds arch and grow to 1m in length. Grows in a wide range of conditions.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Any Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers well drained, moist soils but will adapt to most. Performs best in dappled shade but will tolerate full sun for short periods.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Polypodiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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