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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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The Glade fern is a North American fern with a narrow front and yellowish leafstalks. It is a tall, slender leave fern and it is mostly tropical. Also, know as Narrow-leaved Spleenwort or Silvery Glade fern. It has green leaves that are smooth, dark and scaly on the base. Individual leaves grow about 36" long and 6" wide. The perfect places to improve the fern is in the light shades and wet condition around sheltered areas like the ponds or swamp. It is also adaptable to use in cultivation in the areas of the gardens and makes a beautiful site to your backyard landscape. They also work very well to use as a background or a backdrop to shorter plants and to neutralize the woodland areas of the gardens. It is also commonly used in a nursery or flower shops to add beauty in various flower arrangements. This fern is easy to grow, and it is tolerant to drought. It is perfect to add a neutral look and attractiveness to your water garden. It is perennial, so you will not worry about replanting and replacing the plant each year.
The Glade fern lovely, delicate plants that are excellent for shady areas in woodland gardens.
Also known as silvery spleenwort, these fine-textured plants thrive in rich, damp soil, and look beautiful around the base of spreading trees. Young fronds are a summery yellow-green color, which brightens shady areas that are often hard to plant. Mature fronds are lovely dark green but lighten to straw color in fall. The fern takes on a silvery sheen when the nearly white indusia, which are protective outer membranes for spores, appear under the leaves in a lovely stripe pattern. The fern also reproduces by rhizomes and will form a dense groundcover over time. This hardy fern is native to the eastern U.S. and can survive colder temperatures. Ferns are ancient plants, which date back to long before the time of the dinosaurs. These ferns look amazing grouped together or as accent plants.
They also look lovely alone, as their unique texture and appearance are sure to capture the eye no matter what.
Silvery glade ferns will grace any waterside planting or shady sitting area. Their ethereal presence adds a soft backdrop to flowering plants and blends perfectly with tree roots and mosses.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: DEPARIA ACROSTICHOIDES
USDA Climate Zone: 3-8
Fern Height: 2-3 feet
Fern Spread: 2-3 feet
Spread: 2 to 3 ft.
Soil Type: Moist, fertile
Sun: Part shade