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Poly Fern

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$6.59
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Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Deer Resistant, Border Plants, Shade,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Deer Resistant, Border Plants, Shade,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Deer Resistant, Border Plants, Shade,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Deer Resistant, Border Plants, Shade,
Ships
Year Round
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Exposure
Full Shade, Sun And Shade,
Exposure
Full Shade, Sun And Shade,
Categories
Ferns
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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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Description

Poly Fern- Polypodium Ferns are hardy and native favorites

 

Poly ferns can be found all over the world. They are terrestrial ferns with fronds that are hairy and can be both short and long in length. They differ greatly in size and appearance, and are evergreens that are important in horticulture as several species like deer and squirrels feed upon them. This fern is usually used as decoration in shady areas as they require little sunlight. Apart from being a beautiful, deep green decoration fern, the fern can also be used in cooking as a spice. Just as most ferns, the poly doesn't have blooms, but it's beautiful green color gives any garden a lovely pop of color. Also known as the "Golden Podium", are decorative plants that many people place in their garden landscapes. They prefer warm temperatures and do well in partial shade. Those who live in cooler climates will put them on a porch or deck during the months of spring and summer, then bringing the Fern indoors during the fall and winter. These plants are truly eye-catching in appearance, being a deep greenish color that has beautiful tinges of blue in the sunlight. They are a fast growing plant, reaching heights of two to three feet within the first year. Even though the fern is a rather hearty plant to grow, it requires nutrient-rich soil in order to promote good health. Providing an elegant touch to a beautiful floral landscape or enclosed patio deck. Live ferns are usually shipped out in plant-friendly container, enabling them to arrive safely.

Poly Fern- Polypodium. Polypodium refers to between 75 and 100 species of true ferns that are found all over the world, including these ferns commonly referred to as terrestrial ferns

 

The name derives from the Greek terms "poly" meaning many and "podion" meaning little foot, due to the foot like appearance of the rhizomes and sprawling branches. This species of fern has crawling rhizomes that produce fronds along intervals of the rhizomes. The species range from differences in frond appearance and size, but are an evergreen, lasting from one to two years and growing rhizomes in lengths of 10-80 centimeters or more. The Poly Fern is a very compact plant that is the perfect choice for any landscape project. It does very well as a bordering or as an edging plant. It even makes for an excellent indoor plant also, This fern looks very nice in a hanging basket or in small pots. In the fern is a compact plant that has very soft and almost feather like leaves. This fern is extremely hardy and is considered to be an evergreen. It adds a refreshing pop of green color wherever it grows and makes a nice addition to any home or garden.

The Poly Fern is one of the hardiest of all the ferns in the Polypodium family, possessing the innate ability to grow on rock surfaces and areas devoid of soil. When soil is present, these ferns will adapt most easily to sandy soil and dirt with granular particulates inside. The fern reproduces by sporulation, like all ferns, and will quickly spread itself over exposed rock faces in great clumps. An initial plant will develop smaller colonial variations with ease, making them a suitable alternative to most kinds of creeping ivy when it comes to decorating the outside of a brick house or any area low in soil. Originally native to the eastern United States, Polypodium vulgare is hardy and can stand up to various climates. The fronds of the Fern are bright green and can measure 10-50 centimeters in length, often possessing asymmetric leaflets that serve as a food source for whitetail deer and birds. These leaflets bear bright yellow spore sites that can deviate in color to the point of turning a rich, vibrant orange. These sori give the leaflets a vibrance that surpasses most normal ferns. When choosing the fern for landscaping, it is vital that their propensity for reproduction be kept in mind - although it minimizes the amount of effort required to create uniform decorations, they can sometimes act invasively - this can be avoided by pruning the ferns regularly, placing them in an area where they are out of the direct line of the wind, or even placing them on solitary rock outcroppings from which the spores cannot spread. This fern serves as one of the easiest and most convenient ferns to use in landscaping, making them a favorite among beginning landscapers and discerning experts.

 

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