Mother Shield Fern (Polystichum Proliferum)


Fronds are dark green and will form a small trunk after many years. This fern prefers a shade position and protection from hot, drying wind. For best result, choose a moist, sheltered position or shady gully with draining organic rich soil.


Consistently moist and well-draining soil optimizes growth. Soil without good drainage can cause roots to rot or cause disease.


Growing Conditions

Light:        Fully Shade. Avoid exposure to the hot / direct sunlight.

Water:      Keep soil evenly moist all the time

Humidity:  Moderate to high

Soil:          A very well-drained potting mix with rich, composted soil

Level of Care:  Easy

Toxic to pets:   No


Plant is in 200 mm  pot. 

Mother Shield Fern (Polystichum Proliferum)

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