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Royal Fern

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Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Year Round
Sun & Shade,
Border Plants,
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Reviews (5)

  • 5
    Nice size

    Posted by Saddie on 5th Apr 2017

    The size is larger than most which makes it a good fern

  • 5
    Massive ferns

    Posted by Richard on 5th Apr 2017

    Large ferns and doing well

  • 5
    Large in size

    Posted by Hardy on 5th Apr 2017

    This fern is large in size and grows well

  • 5

    Posted by Bob on 4th Apr 2017

    It is a large plant as it grows

  • 4
    Bright and Brilliant!

    Posted by Nancy on 21st May 2016

    Colors are bright and very brilliant green when grown and mature!

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round


Royal Fern is a deciduous fern that thrives in very wet areas, and among other plants like orchids and lilies. 

The Royal Fern is also known as the Flowering Fern because its fronds grow independently upright and broad. The Royal Fern is an opportunist plant that readily flourishes in prime areas. Its quickly spreading root systems result in a thorough establishment in a planting area and substitute for sterile fronds. In old world Asian areas, the Royal Fern is a favorite green used in exclusive cuisine, but most gardeners find the Royal Fern to be a perfect florid and plush ground cover. The individual fronds of the Royal Fern can quickly reach 160 cm in length, and 40 cm in breadth. 



The royal fern has long fronds, similar to those found on locust trees. The plant spreads slowly and prefers open shade gardens with very wet soil that is high in Royal acid ferns should divide in the spring with crowns planted just at the level of the ground. But can also grow well within sandy, loamy, or clay soils as well. Raised in the proper conditions; the Royal fern appears majestic, and are perfect for great accents in a garden.

Many people do not think that the Royal fern looks like a fern, claiming that it seems more like a member of the legume family than ferns. Because of the plant's height, Royal ferns are perfect for background planting or against foundations, and they add a beautiful look to garden borders as well. Royal ferns have clumping root systems so that they do not spread.



 Royal Fern would be confused with a beautiful deciduous hedge plant if it were to be planted in groups. It can easily obscure garden fences, walls, and sheds. It grows and transplants very quickly and is found almost all over temperate regions of the globe.

 Like most ferns, Royal ferns require minimal maintenance and usually do not need additional fertilizer once they are planted. It is advisable to trim yellow fronds in late fall or early winter. There is a great benefit to the royal fern with it being deer resistant.



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