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Polystichum tsus-simense 'K Rex'


Polystichum 'K Rex' is twice as big as the species with dark, glossy fronds.

The 'K Rex' rock fern has dark, glossy green fronds with an intricate texture and black veins running through them. Each frond has a subtle luminescence or shimmer making it an elegant addition to the garden. This selected form of Polystichum tsus-simense is almost twice as large as the species with 18-24 inch fronds. Evergreen. Shaded locations with rich, evenly moist soil.

Common Name: Rock Fern

Family: Dryopteridaceae (The Wood Fern Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

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Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

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Soil Moisture: Average

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Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Inhabits shady slopes and rocky places of forests and shores of streams in part or full shade.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia

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