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Polystichum aculeatum, also known as the Stiff Needle Fern, is an evergreen fern belonging to the genus Polystichum. This fern is known for its attractive appearance, making it a popular choice for gardeners and landscapers.

The leaves of Polystichum aculeatum are lance-shaped and have a pinnate structure, giving them a unique and striking appearance. Usually dark green in color and with a glossy surface, they add a touch of elegance and texture to any garden or landscape.

Polystichum aculeatum thrives in partial shade to shady environments and prefers moist, well-drained soil. This fern is hardy and can grow well in temperate climates, making it suitable for a wide range of garden conditions.

Due to its attractive appearance and low maintenance needs, Polystichum aculeatum is often used as a ground cover in gardens, parks and natural landscapes. It forms dense mats of foliage, suppressing weed growth and protecting the soil, while at the same time forming a beautiful green carpet that lasts all year round.

Whether you are an experienced gardener looking for a versatile and attractive fern, or a landscape architect looking for a ground cover that is both functional and aesthetic, Polystichum aculeatum provides the perfect combination of beauty and practicality for any outdoor space.

Polystichum aculeatum 7 cm pot

  • 7 cm

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