Christmas fern got its name because it stays green right through the holiday season!
Polystichum acrostichoides (christmas fern) are easy to establish if the conditions are right. They thrive in cool, well drained soil in shade.Typically they grow in a fountain-like clump up to 2 inches tall and feature leathery, lance-shaped, evergreen fronds.
|3 thru 9
|Part Shade to Full Shade
|Season(s) of interest
|Height and Spread
|1-2ft x 1-2ft (30-60cm x 30-60cm)
|Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
|Native to Chicago Region.
|Location in Lurie Garden
|North Dark Plate, Southeast Dark Plate