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- 5 Glade Crest Ferns, 5 Christmas Ferns, 5 New York Ferns, 5 Giant Cinnamon Ferns, 5 Lady Ferns
Fern Gardening Landscaping Collection
Fern plants – pteridophytes. There are five fern plants in the fern plants garden collection: Glad Crest Ferns, Christmas Ferns, New York Ferns, Giant Cinnamon Ferns and Lady Ferns. Fern plants do great in the shade, but can withstand some sunlight also.
10 Glade Crest Ferns, 10 Christmas Ferns, 10 New York Ferns, 10 Giant Cinnamon Ferns, 10 Lady Ferns
Glade Crest Ferns
The Glade Crest Ferns are commonly found near streams and rivers in eastern portions of the United States, although it has been known to grow in forested areas across the country. It prefers a wet, wooded area for its habitat, so if planting for personal use make sure it is placed in rich, wet soil that receives plenty of moisture and consistent shade. The plant looks best when situated between rocks, as the green provides a sharp contrast to the color of the stone, and when kept trimmed. It provides some ground cover, is excellent at retaining moisture on the underside of its fronds, and will keep soil from becoming too dry, although it tends to form large bushes that may need to be tended to if space is a consideration. The stalk is dark, green, hairy, and has scales at its base. Its fronds are jagged in appearance, but only a little rough when touched.
Christmas ferns are considered the most popular on the fern family because they maintain their wonderful green color even in the coldest winter months. The Christmas fern also adds brilliant year-round color to any garden as long as they are planted in partially shaded areas and are not exposed to direct sunlight. Christmas ferns reproduce easily as long as the roots are divided into smaller plants during the springtime when the fiddleheads or spores are newly sprouted. To ensure healthy new growth, the plants should be planted right below the soil surface away from direct sunlight. These ferns are mainly found in the heavily wooded areas along streams and hillsides. They also assist with the environment by controlling erosion. Although the ferns do not spread, the fern clumps will increase in height size over time.
New York Fern
The New York Fern is a perennial herb originating in the United States. Popular among nurseries and home & garden stores, the plant can be used for decorative lawn purposes and to create lush greenery in flower beds. Most active throughout spring, the New York Fern loses its leaves each year as the seasons change and produces seeds primarily during the summer months. The plant can grow to heights of almost 2 feet and has a moderate spread. The New York Fern has Rich green fronds and small leaflets that taper as they reach the plant's base.
Giant Cinnamon Ferns
Giant Cinnamon Ferns sport deep green fronds that are contrasted with fertile reproductive central fronds that appear in early spring or fall. Containing the spore packets for the plant, these reproductive fronds are cinnamon brown giving the Giant Cinnamon Ferns its namesake. The leaves of the Giant Cinnamon Ferns are oblong and oval and are twice divided, meaning the individual blades are subdivided into pinnules. In the springtime, new growth of the Giant Cinnamon Ferns emerges from the ground in a “coil” shape; a growth pattern called circinate vernation but commonly referred to as a fiddlehead due to its appearance.
This type of fern is planted both inside and outside of the home. The lacy green leaves form a j shaped. This type of fern will grow in the shape of a circle, and many of the ferns can be planted close together. This fern can be planted outside in the early spring. It can be grown in all year round. This type of fern is easy to take care of and required very little upkeep. If left alone the fern will grow fine. This fern likes conditions that are humid to grow. They are not eaten by insects or pets. The oil from this fern has been used to help rid of tapeworms. The fern is used in many landscaping projects outside the home and is also known to add a decorative touch to the inside of the home. This fern can grow in fields and can also be grown in woody areas. The fern grows close to the growth and likes moist conditions. While it does not produce flowers, the silky leaves are a great accent to any landscaping design.
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