Cyrtomium falcatum
Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Common Name : Japanese holly fernType : FernHabit : Spreading/BranchedHeight : 0.1-0.5 metresSpread : 10-50 cmFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H4
Hardy through most of the UK -10° to -5°
Sunlight : Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn

One of the prettiest types of ferns that could leave your garden looking stunning is Cyrtomium falcatum – more commonly known as Japanese holly fern – which grows to a height of 0.6 metres made up of six to10 pairs of shiny bright green leaflets.

2020 – Very beautiful foliage this winter. Lots of new fronds in mid-February. Good development this season.

2019 – Very nice foliage this winter. Nice new fronds mid March. Good development this season.

2018- Very nice foliage this winter. A little burnt by the frost at the end of February. New shoots mid April. Fairly good foliage this season.

2017- Foliage burnt by frost this winter. Cleaned up in February. New shoots mid April. Not very vigorous. Grows slowly in May.

2016 – Planted 3 specimens in spring 2016 under the pergola, near the corner of the akebia. Clay pellets in the bottom + soil + peat. New fronds in late April-early May. Small development this year.

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