Choose a country to see content specific to your location

A picture of a Christmas Fern

Christmas Fern

Polystichum acrostichoides

Also known as

Dagger Fern, Holly Fern

Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

40cm

Min

70cm

Christmas Fern Overview

This is an evergreen species, the fronds are often used in flower arrangements. This fern is ideal grown in borders or as an edging plant. The will thrive in shade, but will take sun if kept constantly moist

How to propagate Christmas Fern

Spores

You can propagate by sowing spores.

Division

Division of the rhizomes.

Rhizomes

Other uses of Christmas Fern

Shade, ground cover, border, container, naturaliser, rock garden