polypodium vulgare (wall fern, common polypody, resurrection fern)

Size: 1 gallon

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  • leathery, deep green leaves
  • each leaflet has a blunt point
  • single fronds grow up the long rhizome
  • multiplies by mat-like, spreading rhizomes
  • great for rocks and crevices and as a ground cover
  • evergreen
  • non-flowering
  • zone 3
  • height 25-35cm
  • spread 45-80cm
  • grows best in a rich, moist to average soil, in partial to full shade
  • in the spring, the plants can be sheared back if major winter damage has occurred, otherwise, new grown will cover the damaged fronds
  • partial sun/shade, full shade
  • deer resistant
  • low maintenance
  • evergreen
  • ground cover
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)