Ostrich Fern - 1 Gallon (10-12")
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Elevate your garden with the timeless elegance of the Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris). Known for its gracefully arching fronds and vibrant green foliage, this perennial beauty is a must-have addition to your outdoor sanctuary.
Stunning Foliage: Ostrich Ferns are renowned for their feathery, ostrich feather-like fronds that unfurl in a captivating display. These lush green fronds add a touch of drama to any garden or landscape.
Easy Care: Low-maintenance and adaptable, the Ostrich Fern thrives in a variety of conditions. With just a little attention, you can enjoy its beauty year after year.
Versatile: This fern is an ideal choice for shady or partially shaded areas. It can be planted under trees, near water features, or in woodland gardens to create a tranquil atmosphere.
Basic Care Tips:
Planting: Choose a location with well-draining soil, and ensure the area receives partial to full shade. Ostrich Ferns are hardy in USDA zones 3-7.
Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but avoid waterlogged conditions. Mulching around the base of the plant will help retain moisture.
Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring to promote healthy growth. Avoid over-fertilization, as ferns prefer a more organic and natural environment.
Pruning: In late winter or early spring, trim back any dead or damaged fronds to encourage new growth. Ostrich Ferns are deciduous, and new fronds emerge in the spring.
Winter Care: In colder climates, apply a layer of mulch to protect the fern's rhizomes from freezing temperatures.
Botanical Name: Matteuccia struthiopteris
Common Name: Ostrich Fern
Light Requirements: Full Shade, Partial Sun
Mature Size: 3-5' Tall x 3-4' Wide