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Northern hollyfern Polystichum lonchitis

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Generalities Northern hollyfern
These plants are ferns. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Northern hollyfern Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 45 cm high.

Exposure Northern hollyfernPosizione mezza ombra
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Northern hollyfern in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.

Watering Northern hollyfernTenere Umido
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.

Treatments Northern hollyfern
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.

Soil Northern hollyfern
Cultivate in a good soil of an average mix, which slightly withholds humidity.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
4
1
2
1
0
1
continental
3
2
2
2
0
1
mediterranean
2
3
2
3
0
1

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Notes Northern hollyfern

There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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