Photo by Jessi

Sword fern

Polystichum munitum

Type: Fern
Location: Most commonly seen fern in our redwood forests. Looks great in hedges or as a larger groundcover plant. Calscape says full to partial shade. However, we find that it can also do well in sunnier spots.
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Sword Ferns Rhizome Propagation
Companion Plants: Wild Ginger
Tags: humboldtNative, hedge, deerResistant, groundcover, beginner, woodland