Polystichum acrostichoides (Christmas Fern)

Where to Buy

US & Canada|UK & Ireland


Typically grows in fountain-like clumps with lance-shaped leathery evergreen leaves, thus the common name, Christmas Fern.

Planting Partner variety for our “A Shady Symphony of Blooms” Garden Design.


Polystichum (Christmas Fern)

Approx. Height

12-24" (30-61cm)

Approx. Spread

12-24" (30-61cm)

Aftercare Instructions

Is evergreen so don't cutback for winter. In spring, remove any outer fronds that browned over winter.

Flowering Time

non-flowering; use as evergreen


Part shade to shade

Approx. Winter Hardiness

Part shade to shade