The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Polypodium Vulgare (Common Polypody)

Garden Centre > Plants > Bamboos, Grasses & Ferns > Ferns

Polypodium vulgare (common polypody)

Polypodium Vulgare (Common Polypody)

£8.99

From Crocus

Crocus Go to Shop

Add to wishlist

Position: full sun or dappled shade
Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, gritty or stony, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Hardiness: fully hardy
This evergreen fern is a native of Britain, and as such is one of the most versatile for our climate, being content in most soils, damp or dry, as long as it has some shade. It has long, leathery, dark green fronds with a slight sheen, and an attractive, lacy appearance. Try growing it in walls, where there is little soil, or securing it into trees for a tropical effect. It also looks wonderful left to colonise in a woodland setting or under deciduous trees. If it is happy, it will spread almost indefinitely, but never becomes invasive.Garden care: Wrap the rhizomes in moss and tie to a suitable rooting medium and keep moist until established. Shelter from cold, drying winds.




Our community of gardeners have a wealth of experience, beautiful garden and great photos, discover more on the following pages: tree ferns, border ideas.

Related Member Photos

See photos of Polypodium vulgare in real gardens.

  • Polypodium vulgare 'Bifido Multifidum' (Polypodium vulgare 'Bifido Multifidum')
    Polypodium vulgar...
  • Polypodium vulgare Cornubiense (Polypodium vulgare Corubiense)
    Polypodium vulgar...
  • Polypodium vulgare (polypody) (Polypodium vulgare)
    Polypodium vulgare

Related Products

See all ferns.



* Support Grows on You when you shop via the Garden Centre.



Why shop via the Grows on You Garden Centre?

Yes Buy With Confidence

Yes Find Inspiration

Yes The Perfect Product

find out more

Basket Wishlist