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Cyrtomium falcatum

Japanese Holly Fern

Holly Fern
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cyrtomium falcatum
Principal Common Name Japanese Holly Fern
Common Name(s) Holly Fern
Description Japanese holly fern is an upright fern that forms a rounded mound with glossy, very dark green fronds on slender arching stems. The individual pinnae are leathery, serrated with sharp points, and have a remarkable resemblance to holly leaves.Japanese holly fern is evergreen in frostfree areas, but loses its fronds in colder climates.
General Comments
Nativity Japan
Height Range 0 - 2 FT
Spread Range 0 - 3 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Coarse : Compound : Fern-like : Glossy : Leathery : Toothed
Form Fern : Terrestrial
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Deep Shade : Partial Shade : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Moist : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Heavy
Outstanding Features Indoor Plant : Shade tolerant : Wet tolerant

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