A picture of a Rock polypody

Rock polypody

Polypodium virginianum

Also known as

American wall fern, Polypody

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

20cm

Min

Rock polypody Overview

This species is an evergreen fern. The creeping rhizomes produce glossy green deeply incised, leathery fronds they will grow about 38cm tall.

How to propagate Rock polypody

Division

Division in spring.

Spores

Spores in late summer.

Other uses of Rock polypody

Grown for its sculptural fronds.