Polypodium - Polypody Ferns

Polypodium (meaning 'of many feet') evergreen and dry shade tolerant, an incredibly useful genus of ferns.
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Polypodium calirhiza 'Sarah Lyman'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A species from Western USA and Mexico. Quite vigorous. In this form has a very upright habit with cut and acute pointed pinnae and fronds. A very lovely introduction looking like some of the P. cambricum forms.

Price: 7.00


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Polypodium cambricum  AGM

Polypodium cambricum AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Autumn to Spring growing species with broad fronds. Summer dormant. A very tolerant native fern that is good in dry situations going dormant when the soil dries up in Summer.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 6.80


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Polypodium cambricum 'Whitely's Giant'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A superb large growing form of this easy native Polypodium. Slightly serrated edges to the pinnules to 45cm tall. Summer dormant when you don't notice it anyway.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 7.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 6.95


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Polypodium cambricum 'Macrostachyon'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A form of the native cambricum with an elongated tip to the fronds, easy and distinctive.

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Polypodium cambricum 'Grandiceps Fox' AGM

Polypodium cambricum 'Grandiceps Fox' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A mid growing cambricum form with a broad terminal crest and smaller side crest. Summer deciduous.

Price: 8.50


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Polypodium glycyrrhiza 'Lawrence Crocker

Polypodium glycyrrhiza 'Lawrence Crocker

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

North West America. Dark green fronds with broad terminal crests and all the other pinnae on the fronds are neatly crested as well. Creeping root stock. Evergreen

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Polypodium glycyrrhiza 'Longicaudatum' AGM

Polypodium glycyrrhiza 'Longicaudatum' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A form with a long drawn out tip to the fronds. Slowly spreads to form a clump.

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Polypodium glycyrrhiza x scouleri

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A large growing shiny dark leaved Polypodium. The most tropical looking and tough looking Polypodium. Evergreen, a good hybrid for the garden.

Price: 8.50


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Polypodium x mantoniae 'Bifido-Grandiceps'

Polypodium x mantoniae 'Bifido-Grandiceps'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Tall growing Polypodium very tollerant with a broad terminal crest to the fronds. Tolerant of dry shade, probably not best in conifer dry.

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Polypodium scouleri

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A species of polypody from California, makes a good tufted evergreen clump.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 7.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 7.50


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Polypodium vulgare

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

The main native species. Very good in dry shade, a spreader which will grow to form a ground cover. Evergreen.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.95


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Polypodium vulgare 'Bifidomultifidum'

Polypodium vulgare 'Bifidomultifidum'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

Crested form of the native polypody, good ground cover particularly for dry shade. In common with other species looks best in Winter.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 5.95


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