Cyrtomium

Cyrtomium fortunei

Cyrtomium - Cyrtomium fortunei

Common Name: Cyrtomium
Genus: Cyrtomium
Species: fortunei

Category: Ferns
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shadeSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Colour: Green

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

An evergreen fern with bright green, broad leathery fronds and distinctive black stems. It is sometimes called holly fern due to the distinctive shape of the fronds. This fern has an upright habit and looks particularly attractive among other ferns or woodland plants in a shady border. But it does need humus-rich soil to thrive in.

Garden Care: Remove old fronds in spring to allow the new growth to uncurl. do not allow to dry out.