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Ostrich Fern

Fantastic Foliage for Woodland Areas!


The perfect perennial for shady spots, this fabulous fern bears beautiful, finely dissected fronds that resemble the fluffy tail plum-age of its namesake bird. When planted in masses, it makes a real statement in the landscape. Plus, it's ideal for adding beauty and interest to wooded areas and around trees and shrubs. Foliage is medium green and makes a colorful contrast to the darker sites on your property.
  • Zone 3 - 9
  • Height 3 - 6 feet
  • Light Required Full Sun to Full Shade, needs regular water in full sun

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  • Botanical Name: Matteuccia struthiopteris
  • Height: 3 - 6 feet
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Depth: Crown level with soil surface.
  • Spread: 18 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun to Full Shade, needs regular water in full sun
  • Foliage: Graceful, upright clumps resembling ostrich tails
  • Form: Herbaceous perennial
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, humus, slightly acid soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: None needed
  • Comments: The perfect perennial for shady spots, this fabulous fern bears beautiful, finely dissected fronds that resemble the fluffy tail plum-age of its namesake bird. When planted in masses, it makes a real statement in the landscape. Plus, it's ideal for adding beauty and interest to wooded areas and around trees and shrubs. Foliage is medium green and makes a colorful contrast to the darker sites on your property.

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