Leathery Polypody (Polypodium scouleri)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Spores when ripe
Propagation: Other methods: Division


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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Dec 8, 2013 1:05 PM

Often grows on trees and rocks; likes humus rich soil, nurse logs.

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