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The Best Selling Ferns


Those looking to add a touch of a tropical feel to their home will often seek out the best ferns. These plants are a great way to add some color and lushness as they take very little maintenance. To help you decide on which fern plants to buy, we’ve provided a list below with the benefits of each.

Christmas Ferns (Polystichum acrostichoides)
Approximately 1 to 2 feet in height and spread, this fern plant is an excellent addition to your home. They are easy to set up and will grow if you give them the proper amount of moisture. Christmas ferns are also handy because they can grow in almost any soil. Most prefer to use these as a winter accent for their landscape.

Giant Ostrich Ferns (Matteuccia struthiopteris)
Many remarks on how Giant Ostrich Ferns are one of the best fern plants for covering large areas of groundcover in shaded areas. They have a spread of 5 to 8 feet with a height ranging from 3 to 6 feet. The fronds of this species resemble an ostrich feather, hence the common name. If you need to add some greenery around your outdoor pond, this fern might be the choice for you.

New York Ferns (Thelypteris noveboracensis)
New York Ferns are favorite amongst gardeners for their controllability despite how quickly they cover space. With its tapered leaf blades, this fern makes for an attractive addition to any garden or yard. Use New York Ferns to accent any woodland garden or shade garden.

Glade Ferns (Diplazium pycnocarpon)
Known to most for their appeal as a hanging plant, Glad Ferns are picked because of the narrow featherlike leaves. This species of fern grows best in lightly shaded areas that are moist with silty or loamy soil. Glade ferns will add to any indoor or outdoor pots.

Hardy Native Ferns
Hardy native ferns are an excellent choice for any home because of the tolerance of the cold winter months. They can also be frown outside of the house year-round, making it ideal for anyone just starting with ferns.

Whether you need a fern that can handle the cold or one that is elegant and adds an appealing filler to your garden, these are the best selling ferns amongst our clients.