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Cinnamon Fern

Create a Woodland Paradise!


Add a touch of spice to your landscape with this gorgeous, tall fern. Planted en masse, it creates a natural display of bright green, erect fronds, perfect for wooded areas. Statuesque spore spikes resemble sticks of cinnamon and emerge later in the season to provide an additional touch of interest. Easy to care for, it is adaptable in many regions and climates.
  • Zone 3 - 8
  • Height 2 - 3 feet.
  • Light Required Partial shade to full shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Osmunda cinnamonea
  • Height: 2 - 3 feet.
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Depth: Crown of the bareroot level with soil surface.
  • Spread: 36 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Partial shade to full shade.
  • Foliage: Arching bright green stems, divided blades with numerous narrow lobed leaflets.
  • Form: Herbaceous perennial, Mounding.
  • Flower Form: No Flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic, organic, consistantly moist soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate once established, approximately 8 - 10 weeks.
  • Pruning: None necessary
  • Comments: First foliage looks like cinnamon sticks. Divide in spring before growth starts. Spreads very slowly. Foliage: dark, waxy-green, later cinnamon-brown. 6 - 8 inches wide, 24 - 26 inches long. Often called Fiddle Heads. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS----PREFERS SOIL TO BE KEPT MOIST BUT NOT SOGGY; FERTILIZE WITH AN ACID FORMULA SUCH AS MIRACID IN THE SPRING. INCORPORATE GENEROUS AMOUNTS OF PEAT MOSS, COMPOST OR WELL-ROTTED MANURE DEEPLY INTO THE SOIL. SPREADS VERY SLOWLY. UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS--CINNAMON STICK SPIKE IS ACTUALLY A SPORE-BEARING FROND (LEAF). DIVIDE IN SPRING, BEFORE GROWTH STARTS. ALSO CALLED FIDDLE HEADS. PLANT WITH: OTHER FERNS, HOSTAS, ASTILBE, BLEEDING HEART AND HARDY PRIMROSE.

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