This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.
They are so full of life!
Helpful Gardening Tips
Goes Well With
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.
Fiddlehead Ferns are beautiful plants to have around the house in your shaded area
This plant is a perennial plant and will come back year after year. The fantastic green color that this plant displays always improves the look of a house. The plant grows best in the USDA zones 3-9.
Fiddlehead Ferns grow in the shade and grow about 4 ft high by mid-summer
Common Name: Ostrich Fern, shuttlecock fern, Fiddlehead Ferns
Sun Exposure: Shade to part shade
Mature Height: 5'
Growth Rate: Fast
Flowering Time: N/A
How Long It Flowers: N/A
Flower Color: N/A
Soil Requirements: Fertile, moist, fine-grain soil
Pruning: None needed. Plant emerges in spring and dies back in fall.
Flower Form: The deciduous ostrich fern grows in circular clumps and spreads by underground runners. The large green ostrich plume-shaped fronds reach 5' before dying back in the fall. The frond's leaflets are twice divided (bipinnate). In Spring, a few weeks after the first green fronds appear, brown spore-covered fronds emerge from the center.
Fiddlehead Ferns are known for the tasty fiddleheads consumed by humans