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Spreading Wood Fern- Mature Age Plants

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SKU:
141
$14.99
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Usage
Border Plants, Deer Resistant,
Usage
Border Plants, Deer Resistant,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,

Reviews (5)

  • 5
    Shade is best

    Posted by Lisa on 5th Apr 2017

    The shade works the best which is all I have!

  • 5
    Color is amazing

    Posted by Carson on 5th Apr 2017

    Color is unique the same as the fern

  • 5
    Doing well

    Posted by Tamara on 4th Apr 2017

    It is a good grower and has healthy roots

  • 4
    Happily ever after

    Posted by KM on 28th Mar 2017

    Took a little bit to grow but it is now doing well and thriving, cant wait to order more.

  • 4
    Easy to care for

    Posted by Melissa on 21st May 2016

    These ferns are perfect for busy gardeners and are very easy to care for and grow.

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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

Description

Spreading Wood Fern is a familiar lush ground cover


This type fern is excellent to use in flower gardens as a ground cover. It's also excellent to plant in swampy areas to clean stagnant water areas and also prevent mosquitoes. It's a superb fern to plant for native plantings and restoration projects because of it's ability to live in rich or poor soil and does not need a lot of water. Ample rainfall and the moisture from the ground's water table promotes the spreading wood ferns to flourish where ever it's planted.

Spreading wood fern has many advantages to be appreciated like the simple decor of planting in a hanging pot or a shaded area under other trees.

Other benefits include the loving characteristic of being able to sustain in low temperatures and appear to be most graceful and beautiful to all that view it. Though its uniqueness is not like other plants, they do not bloom and remain a greenish color.

Spreading Wood Fern is native to the more temperate regions of North America, Asia, and Europe


It is very likely to keep green coloring during the winter months, but it is not considered an evergreen plant. Ranging from swamps to wet areas, this is a super good fern to plant in those places where other standard varieties of ferns will not grow. It's accessible to plants, easy to grow and doe does not require a lot of skill and special care due to it being a native wild-type fern.The scientific name for wood fern is Dryopteris. This plant is a tough, adaptable medium size plant with a bold texture. The plant is also known to be called a shield fern or buckler fern. Just as with other plants this fern has a set of standards for it to grow at its best and some of these includes the moist and fertile soil needed. This blooming plant is perfect in the winter with pointy like leaves that start broad at the base and narrow as they reach the tip of the leaf.

 

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Spreading Wood Fern