Native Fern

Matteuccia struthiopteris

$15.00 + GST

Ferns come in an amazing array of texture, colour, sizes and shapes. This selection is one of the most common native Ferns features a large, upright clump of big green fronds. Cinnamon-brown fertile fronds push up from the center of each clump in summer and remain throughout winter.

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade to Full Shade
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Spring, Brown fronds
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Matteuccia struthiopteris
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Large, upright standing clump of big green leaves

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, groundcover or in a massed planting

Native:

Native

Invasive:

Invasive

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Sun:

Plant in a part shade to full shade location

Drainage:

Requires moist soil - Do not allow to dry out

Soil Acidity:

Does well in clay soils

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Prune off dead foliage and fertile fronds in winter

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Often in spring the opening fiddleheads are harvested in the wild as a tasty treat

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot