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PlantFiles: Makinoi's Holly Fern
Polystichum makinoi

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Family: Dryopteridaceae
Genus: Polystichum (pol-IS-tick-um) (Info)
Species: makinoi (MACK-kin-oy) (Info)

Synonym:Polystichum aculeatum var. makinoi
Synonym:Polystichum aculeatum var. pinfaense

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Category:
Ferns

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Unknown - Tell us

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Cretaceous On Jun 13, 2007, Cretaceous from El Sobrante, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Native to Japan, Taiwan, and China.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chesterland, Ohio



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