commonly known as silken polypody, is a fern species belonging to the family Polypodiaceae. Native to North America, this fern is found in various habitats, including rocky slopes, cliffs, and forested areas.
Key features of Polypodium bombycinum include its delicate, pinnate fronds with a silky texture. The fronds are typically evergreen, persisting through the winter in milder climates. The name "bombycinum" refers to the silk-like appearance of the hairs on the fronds.
As a fern, Polypodium bombycinum prefers well-drained soil and is often seen growing on rocks or trees. It adds a touch of greenery and elegance to natural landscapes.
Plant in the photo is mature plant, we will ship a smaller one in a 4" pot.