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Goldy's Wood Fern - 1 Gallon

Original price $39.99 - Original price $39.99
Original price
$39.99 - $39.99
Current price $39.99
Size: 1 Gallon

Ships Spring 2024!

This item will ship in early Spring. Need to specify a different shipping date? Just leave a note at checkout!

Shipping Details

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Warranty & Returns

Standard Warranty:

All of our trees and shrubs come with a 30-day warranty from the date of delivery. This means that if your tree/shrub is damaged in shipment or if it dies within 30 days of your delivery, we will gladly offer a replacement or credit. Should you receive your tree/shrub during dormancy, and it does not emerge from dormancy by June 1st - the same replacement policy applies.

If, within this period, you notice any issues with the health or condition of your plants, please contact us immediately. We will work with you to provide a suitable solution.

1 Year Extended Warranty Option:

For added peace of mind, we offer a 1 year extended warranty option. You can choose to purchase an extended warranty for 12% of your cart total at the time of purchase. This extended warranty covers your trees and shrubs for 1 year from the date of delivery. If your tree/shrub dies within the extended warranty period, we will provide you with a replacement plant or issue store credit for the amount of your original purchase. Shipping fees are not included.

3. Warranty Claim Process:

If you need to make a warranty claim, please follow these steps:

  • Contact our customer support team at as soon as you notice any issues with your plant's health.
  • Provide your order number, a description of the issue, and photos documenting the issue.
  • We may request additional photos or other information to assess the problem.

How are heights measured?

Tree and Shrub heights are measured from the top of the root ball or soil, measuring only the above ground portion of your tree your shrub.

How does shipping work?

We ship either UPS or via our own delivery trucks. After you place your order you'll receive notifications at each step of the way to keep you informed on your item's travels!

Many items are listed in Gallon sizes, what does that mean?

The Gallons refer to the size of the pot that the plant is in. It's simply an industry standard for sizing trees and shrubs. All of our items should have the actual height listed on the description page. If you have any questions regarding sizing, feel free to reach out to us!

Do you help with plant suggestions?

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Can I postpone my delivery date?

Sure! Include a note during checkout or reach out to us at immediately after placing your order, and we'd be happy to help!


Elevate your garden with the exquisite Goldy's Wood Fern (Dryopteris goldiana), a stunning addition to any landscape. This native North American fern, with its graceful fronds and vibrant green foliage, is a must-have for both experienced gardeners and newcomers alike.

Key Features:

  • Hardiness Zones: Goldy's Wood Fern thrives in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 8, making it suitable for a wide range of climates.
  • Mature Size: At maturity, this fern can reach a height of 2 to 3 feet, creating a lush, textured backdrop in your garden.
  • Sunlight: While it prefers partial to full shade, it can tolerate some morning sun or dappled light, making it adaptable to various garden conditions.
  • Soil Preference: This fern flourishes in well-draining, humus-rich soil, so be sure to amend your soil with organic matter for optimal growth.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Regular watering is essential, especially during dry spells.
  • Foliage: Goldy's Wood Fern showcases unique fronds with a distinctive golden hue, adding a touch of elegance to your garden throughout the growing season.

Basic Care Tips:

  1. Planting: To begin, choose a shaded or partially shaded area in your garden. Dig a hole that is approximately twice the size of the root ball, and place the fern in the hole, ensuring that it sits at the same depth as it was in its nursery container. Space multiple ferns at least 2 to 3 feet apart to allow for proper air circulation.

  2. Watering: Goldy's Wood Fern is not drought-tolerant, so be vigilant about keeping the soil consistently moist. Regular, deep watering is necessary, especially during hot summer months.

  3. Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the fern to help retain moisture and suppress weed growth. A 2 to 3-inch layer of organic mulch, such as shredded leaves or wood chips, works well.

  4. Fertilization: Although not heavy feeders, these ferns can benefit from a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring to encourage healthy growth. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for application rates.

  5. Pruning: Prune away any damaged or dead fronds in late winter or early spring to encourage new growth. Be gentle with the fern, as over-pruning can hinder its overall appearance.

  6. Pest and Disease Control: Goldy's Wood Fern is generally resistant to pests and diseases, but keep an eye out for common garden pests and address any issues promptly.