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Sensitive Fern

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Sensitive Fern is a perennial, meaning it will return yearly. It is susceptible to cold weather, so protect it with mulch or some other type of protection during winter. It grows well in moist soil and shade for partial sun. This article will discuss this plant's features, growth, care, and use.

The Sensitive Fern Has Stunning Emerald Green Foliage 

This plant is a perennial that produces stunning yearly foliage displays. It is grown for its beautiful leaves, and it will not disappoint. They are an excellent choice to add color and texture to landscaping in your yard's shade or partial shade areas. This plant has dark green shiny upper surface parts with lighter beneath them. The blades are broad, with green lobes. The leaves themselves are leathery and thick. The plant has this appearance all year round, although, in the winter, it is a little bit more muted due to its dormant leaves. As spring approaches, the foliage will grow again, and you will get those beautiful displays of color you wanted when you first brought them home.

Sensitive Fern Loves Moist Ground And Bright Sun

These plants do well in partial sun areas; they generally need half a day of sunlight or more. It is best to receive at least six hours of sunlight a day. They will grow well in moist soil but not thrive in the shade. They are drought-tolerant and do not like too much water. If you give them a drink in the summer, you must ensure they only get a little in winter. Depending on how often you plant, sensitive fern growth needs to be pruned once every year or two. If you divide them, you will have three or more plants, which means they can spread out and take up more space. If you are genuinely concerned about this, I recommend planting them in a restricted yard. Once established in the ground, they may grow very tall. If this happens, prune them regularly to keep them growing each year. Whichever you use them, they will thrive well over there.

It's Best To Plant Sensitive Fern In Fall

Planting these in the spring rather than fall is best. Because they are only hardy to U.S.D.A. zones 4-10, you should plant them where they will survive without being moved after a few years. If you live in a more extreme climate, you should bring them indoors during the winter. These plants are easy to grow and do not require much work. However, they need to be kept moist and watered regularly. You can use a watering can every week or two. The soil should also be kept wet to thrive in good soil conditions.

Sensitive Fern Can Grow In Planters

This plant looks nice when planted near other plants. It would also look good in your rock or cement planters. If you have a shady area where it can grow, you can use it as a border plant. They are great pond plants because they are drought-tolerant and will benefit from cool water. However, they prefer warm water, and it will be best to use warm water to keep them healthy and in good condition. This plant is available in wide varieties, so there is always the right one for you, depending on your needs. There are even some scarce plants that you can find if you look hard enough.

Sensitive Fern is easy to grow and care for. They will produce a stunning display of foliage yearly, which is why they are so popular. It is essential to keep them well-watered during the summer and ensure they receive plenty of sunlight. They do not like cold weather, so if you live in a region that gets freezing during wintertime, you may want to bring them indoors or use some covering for them in the colder months.