holly fern

Cyrtomium falcatum

 Holly-Fern, Japanese holly fern

holly fern

Handsome and single stemmed, this Holly Fern with robust, shiny foliage, is sometimes confused with cycads and palms. The individual pinnae look like holly leaves, hence the common name. It is a tough and enduring fern that copes with relatively cold climatic conditions.

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