Fiddlehead Fern 3 For $15.99

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Under 3 Feet
Planting Zones 2-10
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Bare root

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Fiddlehead Fern 3 For $15.99 Description

Fiddlehead Fern

Fiddlehead fern was introduced in the early 18th Century to the Acadians. It was harvested naturally in Eastern Canada and foraged from the Ostrich Fern Matteuccia struthiopteris. The appearance of early spring fern is tightly coiled tips with a delicate texture. They appear like tiny curls coming out of the soil or mud. These plants are bright green naturally; while hunting for them, you may find them covered in brown papery skin, which can come off quickly if rubbed. The safest ferns are the ostrich ferns.

It may appear weird due to its tightly coiled shape, but it is a quaint vegetable, and people wait for its season. It has high potassium, antioxidants, iron, and Omega 3 fatty acids, which makes it extravagantly nutritious. 

Fiddlehead Ferns grow well in moist conditions

You may use different cooking methods to cook the ferns lightly: stir-frying, whether sauteed, steamed, or boiled ferns. These can not be consumed raw and should be cooked just accurately. To prepare cooking, remove the papery skin and cut down the brown stems, if any, before washing them with cold water to sway them away from the dirt particles. Repeat the process until thoroughly cleaned.  

Opting for the cooking method, i.e., Steaming, boiling, or stir-frying, to eliminate the toxins in the ferns. If boiling, simmer the ferns for 15 minutes in hot water and drain in ice water until they are warm enough to be touched.

The texture will appear to be crispy and tender. Steaming makes these appear similar to broccoli in taste. Please put it in the steamer for 10 minutes and later in the cold water. A short while after being harvested, fiddleheads slowly turn brown, and the ends dry out.

Rinse and dry them, wrapping them into a plastic wrap to keep refrigerated if you have the intention of storing the ferns. They can be stored for as long as a week as they continue to ripen and uncoil. Consumers may pickle the ferns due to their short season; in this way, they can be kept frozen for up to 9 months. 


Fiddlehead Ferns are for sale online at TN Nursery


Reviews (7)

  • 5
    Fiddlehead Fern

    Posted by Craig on Aug 17, 2022

    I ordered the 3 pack on 7/11. Shipping was very fast with careful packing. After planting they began sprouting in about 10 days and there were 6 not 3 ferns that sprang up. It is now a month since they were planted and they are already 9 inches tall.
    I am very happy with the purchase.

  • 4
    Fiddle Head

    Posted by JPB on Aug 12, 2022

    Well, they arrived. No damage. Love that they were packed with dirt. I planted them. now we will see what happens. So far so good!

  • 3
    I can't really tell if I got six plants since they were bundled in a wad.

    Posted by John on Jun 21, 2022

    Would have been nice if they were individually packed.

  • 4
    Fiddlehead fern starts

    Posted by April Zanoni on Mar 01, 2022

    2 of the 3 forelegs fern starts i ordered arrived healthy and intact. The 3rd however was in a few different peices, but I planted it anyway. Amazing price and here's to hoping they all sprout

  • 5
    Fern fiddlehead

    Posted by Jolanta Spurgeon on Jan 14, 2022

    Very nice healthy strong plants . Thank you

  • 5

    Posted by Eva Shield on Jan 13, 2022

    Healthy plants. Best plant purchases we've made

  • 5

    Posted by Laura on Jan 08, 2022

    I had the best choice of purchase from TN nursery to this kind of fern. The combination it makes to my other plants gives out a great impression. Thank you TN nursery


Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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