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Polypodium vulgare

Common Polypody

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Polypodium vulgare is an evergreen fern that grows from a furry rhizome that creeps slowly along the soil surface. The fronds are simply pinnate and triangular in outline - the leaflets getting progressively smaller towards the point. The common polypody is a remarkably adaptable fern and can be seen luxuriating gigantically in acidic leaf mold, diminutively clinging to rocks and dry-stone walls or gripping trees branches epiphytically. The rhizome slowly creeps along wherever it can get a purchase, tolerating extreme drought once established. Plant is evergreen, new growth is often very late in the year.

Polypodium vulgare Identification Sheet

Origin
Europe, including British Isles
Genus
Polypodium
Species
vulgare
Common name(s)
Common Polypody
Situation
Full sun to full shade, any well-drained soil
Eventual height
35cm
Eventual spread
50cm
Hardiness
Fully hardy
Skill level
Easy

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The plants that leave our nursery are in the best condition, free of disease. Kept in adequate conditions (positioning and care), the plants are guaranteed for 3 months if they are planted in the ground or one year if they are kept in their original pots. Return policy applies only to plants that are in their original pots.

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