Bladder Fern


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Reviews (3)

  • 5
    Bladder fern

    Posted by Christine Campbell on 28th Aug 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.

  • 5
    Bladder fern

    Posted by Cindy Hawk on 28th Aug 2019

    looks great where I planted it

  • 5
    Bladder fern

    Posted by Farrah Parker on 28th Aug 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.

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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.


Bladder Fern is a low maintenance plant

Bladder ferns can also flourish in loam, sandy and clay soil but needs good drainage. They can also grow in soils with any pH levels. If put in a condition that it favors, the Bladder fern needs little maintenance plant that does well in an average light condition. The leaves always start to dry up when the fall begins, and the cold temperature starts.

Bladder Fern (Cystopteris bulbifera) is a beautiful rock loving fern that has a length of 48 inches

It is slim, light green and reclining plant found in limestone or sandstone foundations. The greenery got its name from the tiny green structures that look like a bladder that is located beneath the leaves. The arrangements are potential reproductive edifices that will ultimately fall of and create fresh bladder ferns. Bladder ferns are found in moderate areas around the world and are a very diverse genus with every species appearing to be different especially when in harsh environments. The harsh environments make the ferns stay small and stunted.

Bladders ferns grow spores that later develop into bulblets; however, they also breed semi-vegetative

The bulblets are sunny green semi-silky and begin out as small balls and then expand into pre- foliage shaped like kidneys. They are situated beneath the leaves on the stem which splits the leaflets or pinnae. If you are looking to prepare a suitable growing condition for the Bullet bladder fern, burry many limestone wastes in almost neutral, humus-rich soil in humid, low and deeply shaded areas. Ever leave the dead foliage on the fern to create a protecting cover over the core; you can do this over winter. During the late winter, you can now remove the dry leaves to create space for green leaflets. At this time, fertilizer is not needed.

Growing Bladder ferns in the landscape give an air of the wild and a naturalized garden. While purchasing the plants, always be sure to obtain from a trustworthy nursery.

Bladder Fern Ships as Bare Root