soft shield fern


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European shield fern cultivated in many varieties

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Don't panic if you sever one as it will probably regenerate, but do try to avoid doing dry shade, such as hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, Polystichum setiferum, the soft shield fern and the common polypody Polypode vulgare.
However, some of our native evergreen ferns will do very well in dry shade, such as hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, Polystichum setiferum, the soft shield fern and the common polypody Polypode vulgare.
Include evergreens like leathery-leaved hart's tongue fern and soft shield fern, which has finely divided fronds, to give a variety of leaf textures.
setiferum, a clump-former also known as soft shield fern, which has lowarching, lance-shaped fronds which look like octopus tentacles divided into tiny, oval, toothed leaves.
Select evergreen varieties such as hart's tongue fern (pictured), male fern and soft shield fern that will cope with dim light and dry soil.