Fern Tassel Polystichum polyblepharum



Polystichum polyblepharum "Tassel Fern" features upright, shiny dark green fronds with a narrow rusty-brown stem supporting even-sided leaflets. Fronds have small hairs on the tips of leaflets and are noticeable when new fronds unfurl from clumps in the center of the growing, plant giving it a distinct “Tassel” appearance.

Polystichum polyblepharum is slow growing and hardy, preferring partial to full shade and moist soil, but maintains an evergreen appearance in the right conditions. Polystichum polyblepharum is deer resistant and makes an excellent addition to any shaded areas, woodland garden, or landscape borders.


  • Common Names: Tassel Fern
  • Zones: 6-9
  • Light Requirements: Part Shade to Shade
  • Soil Preference: moist, well-drained soil
  • Height at Maturity: 24-32
  • Width at Maturity: 32
  • Bloom Color: Green
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts:
  • Tolerates: Deer.
  • Other Features: Evergreen.

Care and Growing Tips

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