Glade Fern

We ship freshly dug bare-root plants, carefully packaged to arrive in excellent condition.

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    Glade Fern

    Posted by Tina Howard on 28th Aug 2019

    This looks amazing around my water garden.

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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.


Glade Fern is a Feather Fronded Fern

Botanical Latin Name: Diplazium
Common Name: Glade fern
Sun Exposure: Part to full shade
Mature Height: 2 to 3 feet
Spread: Up to 3 feet
Spacing:15 to 18 inches apart
Growth Rate: Medium rate
Flowering Time: Not applicable
How Long It Flowers: Nonflowering
Flower Color: Nonflowering
Soil Requirements: Silty moist soils or neutral loamy and a little alkaline
Pruning: Trim in the spring
Flower Form: There are different types of glade fern, and each has its beauty. The leaves are usually shaped like a feather. The leaf can get to be 9 inches long and almost 3 inches across. Some leaflets grow up to 4.5 inches. The leaflets on the main leaf can number up to between 20 and 30 pairs. The glade fern does not have flowers, but the beauty of the leaves make up for the loss of flowers. The glade fern spreads from underground and fills out nicely. This is one fern that is well noticed by its size.This is an excellent wetland fern. This plant thrives in the moisture filled soils near wetland areas.These plants also love shade and are slightly drought tolerant compared to other ferns of its type.

The Glade Fern or Diplazium pycnocarpon is a native perennial fern that develops a cluster of ascending leaves about 3.5 inches tall. It is normally found growing in the moist ground instead of the typical mossy rocks.

Glade Fern makes a Beautiful Addition to your Hanging Plants Whether Indoor or Out

Leaves can reach a length of 3" and grow to 9" wide. They have a feather-like appearance with 20 -30 pairs of leaflets. They have an overall elliptic-oblong contour.
The slender stalks are up to 1' long, angular, and silky smooth to slightly chaffy. They are burgundy at the bottom, turning green at the top. The central leaf is light green and silky smooth; they are flat with grooves along the higher sides.
Single leaflets are the longest, growing up to 4½" long in the middle of each leaf, but slightly smaller near the bottom and top.

Glade Fern has round leaflets and slender light green stalks

They are linear lance-shaped and mostly smooth along their contours; sometimes their contours are slightly notched with blunt tiny teeth like ridges. The narrow leaflets have shortened to large round bottoms and long slim tips. The slender stalks of leaves are light green and short. Grows best in climate Zone.

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Glade Fern