Polystichum setiferum Plumosum Densum


An attractive fern with deeply divided, green fronds with the lower leaves overlapping. Max Height 50cm to 70cm. Max Spread 50cm to 70cm.



Plant in moist fertile soil in a shaded site. Hardy.


General Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.