A picture of a Holly fern

Holly fern

Cyrtomium spp.

Cyrtomium falcatum 3 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

0

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Cyrtomium falcatum 001
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Cyrtomium falcatum vue générale
Cyrtomium falcatum

Holly fern Overview

Genus containing approximately 43 evergreen or deciduous, rhizomatous ferns originating from Asia. Foliage is attractive and leathery, divided pinnately, with a distinctive sickle-shape to the divided fronds.

How to propagate Holly fern

Division

Division in spring or summer.

Spores

By spores in summer.

Special features of Holly fern

Attractive leaves