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OnlinePlantCenter 1 gal. Christmas Fern Plant


1 gal. Christmas Fern Plant

  • Leathery Evergreen Fronds for Winter Landscape Interest
  • Thrives in Moisture Rich, Average Soil in Shaded Sites
  • Rabbit and Heavy Shade Tolerant
$2049 /each
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Product Overview

Native fern with a 2 ft. tall, fountain-like, leathery, lace-shaped, evergreen fronds, which are green during the Christmas season. Immature leaves in spring are silvery and scaled. Best growing in fertile dry to medium moist, well drained soils in part to full shade. This is a clumping fern and will not spread, although clump size will increase over time. Use in woodland gardens, shade gardens, native plant gardens. Nice when planted along walls or foundations. It is an effective soil erosion control, when planted on slopes, even in dry and rocky areas. We're sorry, but due to state regulations, this plant cannot be shipped to Mississippi.

  • Assembled dimension: 6 in. W x 6 in. D x 6 in. H
  • Green at Christmas time
  • Good winter interest
  • Use for erosion control
  • 1 gal. pot - state or federal regulations may require this plant to ship as a bare root plant, without pot and without soil
  • We're sorry, but due to state regulations, this plant cannot be shipped to Mississippi
  • May ship in a dormant state, with no top growth at all
  • Plant ships bare root, with no pot and no soil, to Arizona, California, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, and Washington
  • Performs best in plant growing zones 3 to 8, when grown in other zones, special care requirements will be required
  • To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 2 ft. away from other plants or structures
  • When shipped as a bare root plant, the shake and ship system has been used to remove soil from roots



Mature Height (in.)
24 in
Mature Width (in.)
24 in


Additional Characteristics
None Listed
Best Time to Plant
Year Round
Blossom Color
No Blossoms
Blossom Color Family
Botanical Name
Polystichum acrostichoides
Common Name
Growth Habit
Hardiness Zone
3 (-40 to -30 F),4 (-30 to -20 F),5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F)
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
Shipped As
Sun Tolerance
Full Shade
Water Requirements
Wildlife Attracted
No Wildlife Attracted
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

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Customer Questions & Answers

Is this fern delivered dormant.Or does it have green ferns (Christmas Fern)

Is this fern delivered dormant.
Asked by: denise
Definitely green and growing
Answered by: Pam
Date published: 2017-06-13

Hardiness Zone

Some sites list the Christmas fern as having a hardiness zone no higher than 8. Other sites list a hardiness zone all the way up to 9. How will this fern do outdoors beneath other trees in Bradenton, FL?
Asked by: Kaat1220
Hello. The fern is easy to grow in shaded areas with dryishly moist, cool soil.
Answered by: Trade Star Landscape Pro
Date published: 2015-09-20
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Customer Reviews

1 gal. Christmas Fern Plant is rated 2.3 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Christmas Fern was an excellent price and arrived in perfect condition. The Christmas Fern was an excellent price and arrived in perfect condition.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from My Christmas fern plant was delivered over 1/2 dead I was so excited to finally receive this plant and every other plant I received were healthy and beautiful, but this poor fern arrived late and mostly dead, I'm so disheartened and sad
Date published: 2016-10-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Sad Dead Ferns I had high hopes for these evergreen ferns. However, they arrived shriveled, and within a couple days of being planted and watered in the shade, they died.
Date published: 2016-06-28
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