Scientific Name Cyrtomium Falcatum
Common Name Japanese Holly Fern
Hardiness Zone (7b) 8+
Size 2' tall and wide
Growth Rate Moderate
Exposure Partial to full shade
Group Shrub - Evergreen
Characteristics Lustrous dark green leaves, leathery, holly-like leaflets. Spores or dots underneath. New growth lighter.
Landscape Uses Great for the north side of a buildilng.
Fairly regular mounded shape.
Needs protection from the cold.
History 'Rochfordianum' has more incised leaflets than the species and hence a slightly finer texture.