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By Jonah13

Berkshire, United Kingdom Gb

If I chop down a tatty Polystichum will it rejuvinate? Is Tsu-sin-ense.



remove the tatty fronds and it should produce new ones from the middle.

29 Jun, 2013


That is what I was hoping to hear. In fact all are tired looking and none are fresh growth. They are all just last years leaves only. Is your advice still the same?

29 Jun, 2013


I would leave 2/3 fronds on just to allow it to photosynthesise. It will then still throw fronds up when it is ready.

29 Jun, 2013


OK. I will go for it. Many thanks Seaburn. Sounds a good idea.

30 Jun, 2013


I think it was in too much shade.

30 Jun, 2013


shade shouldn't be a problem for the fern. I have several and they are under the beech tree.

30 Jun, 2013

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