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Polystichum munitum(Western Sword Fern)

Posted by gamekeeper N.H. (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 7, 10 at 15:57

Late fall I purchased three of these ferns and had to pot them till spring as winter came before I could get them planted,now looking on the internet It says they can not begrown on the East coast.Anyone tried this plant?


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RE: Polystichum munitum(Western Sword Fern)

Since I'm on the West coast, I can't really give advice.
However, if there is a problem, it's probably due to the humidity/moisture during your warm months. Over here, it is quite dry in the summer...unless you go north into the foggy redwood zone - in which case, the temps are considerably lower. I can't say with any certainty, but you might have success by planting them in raised mounds or on a site with good drainage (to help during the wet warm months).

Josh


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RE: Polystichum munitum(Western Sword Fern)

Thanks Josh I will try a I will try a real well drained spot and cross my fingers.
Peter


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