Royal Ferns


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    Royal Fern

    Posted by Penny Lance 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.


Royal Ferns easy to care for

Botanical Latin Name: Osmunda Regalis
Common Name: Royal Fern
Sun Exposure: Part to Full Shade
Mature Height: 2 to 3 feet
Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Spacing: 24” to 60.”
Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate
Flowering Time: Non-Flowering
How Long It Flowers: Non-Flowering
Flower Color: Non-Flowering
Soil Requirements: Moist
Pruning: In Fall Prune Browning Fronds
Flower Form:

Royal Ferns are part of the Osmundaceae family

Royal Ferns are the most abundant fern in North America and a popular choice for landscaping. They prefer moist soil and are commonly found near water where their size gives them a shrub-like appearance. The Royal Fern's fronds are separated into leaflets that are broad and oblong shaped. When the fronds (leaves) are young, they emerge covered in a felt that is hairy. As they mature, this hairy felt disappears. The leaflets are approximately 2" long and 1/3 wide in shades of light to medium green. Along with their margins, they are slightly serrated. They may also have sori, or spores, that are bead-like in the appearance at the tips of the leaves.

Royal Ferns love moisture and live best in the shade

This is a native fern to Europe, Asia, and Africa. This plant thrives in the shade of trees, homes, and gullies. It loves wet soils and is found near bogs, ponds, and creeks. It can even be used in containers as an accent piece. So many homeowners enjoy this fern because it is easy to take care of and requires little maintenance. This fern looks good grown in a natural area or a shaded area.

 Royal Ferns