This Polypodium extremely leathery leaves; it makes you stop to touch them – seemed a bit unreal. One fern that I really have to try growing!
We need more evergreen ferns in the garden, that’s for sure!
Germination: growing ferns from spores requires a different technique. It is not difficult, if you are new at this check out The American Fern Society advice: Nine Easy (if you are patient) Steps for Growing Ferns. In fact, it is not that you need to be more patient than when growing other species ;)