Brake Ferns

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    brake fern

    Posted by Beth Greach on 28th Aug 2019

    These look great planted around the walkway.

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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.


Brake Ferns are an excellent addition to any home

Botanical Latin Name: Dryopteris filixmas 

Common Name: Spider Brake or Spider Fern
Sun Exposure: Light Grows in the shade, ideally in the woods and along moist banks.
Mature Height:1-2 feet
Spread:to 1 foot
Spacing:24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Growth Rate:Year 1-2 ft.
Flowering Time: After a few months, you will begin to see a green mossy growth on the soil
How Long It Flowers: 90 days
Flower Color: green
Soil Requirements: Grows well in rich nutrient heavy soil.
Pruning: it is best to space it out over a week or so to limit the amount of shock to the plant.
Flower Form: The root of the plant is short and stumpy. Brake Ferns is either right on the surface or just below it.

Brake Ferns have full fonds that are spread out

The base of the leaves are very hairy, and the crown is brown. Each fond is full, and they are spread out. It is mostly green and is a stunning plant that thrives off arsenic and uses it to grow.

Brake Ferns are widely spread and grow on almost every continent

This plant can adapt to almost any conditions except in the most extreme cold or heat levels. This plant is excellent around ponds because of its fern looks. 

Brake Ferns