Silvery Glade Fern

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Year Round
Sun And Shade,
Border Plants, Deer Resistant, Shade,
Border Plants, Deer Resistant, Shade,
Border Plants, Deer Resistant, Shade,
Bloom Season
Not Available,
Bare Root

We ship bare-root plants which are dormant (in a wintertime state) and have no pretty foliage, blooms, or greenery but they will bloom out in the following spring after they are planted and be beautiful.This is why we offer a 1 year warranty to show our customers their plants will thrive come spring.

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Reviews (12)

  • 3
    The color is great

    Posted by Happy mom on May 13 , 2016

    The color is just perfect and looks well as its growing too.

  • 5
    very pleased

    Posted by Sarah Land on May 12 , 2016

    arrived well packed and healthy.

  • 4
    Very pleased

    Posted by Carrie on May 06 , 2016

    The plants came promptly and were in great shape. I have ordered these twice from this vendor and was pleased with the results both times.

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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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Ships Year Round


 Glade Fern- Departa Acrostichiodes is a Narrow Leaved Fern

Silvery Glade fern, also known as diplazium pycnocarpon, is a narrow-leaved fern that grows in zones three to eight. The glade fern's genus name is derived from the Greek word diplasios, which means double. Glade ferns are also known as narrow-leaved  Glade Fern Requires Full to Partial Shade

 The fertile leaves of the glade fern are erect and narrow with long stipes. Sterile leaves of the glade fern appear taller and thinner than lush leaves, with pinnae that are narrow compared to the fertile fronds. Fertile leaves of the glade fern have pairs of pinnae that grow in an alternate arrangement and typically include 20 to 40 pairs per plant. The lush leaves of the glade fern generally appear in late summer, while sterile fronds of the glade fern appear in spring.

 The glade fern is native to North America and grows in height from two to three feet. The glade fern is native to Minnesota through southern Louisiana and Georgia. Glade ferns typically grow naturally in valleys, streams, woodlands, and ravines. Glade ferns grow from two to three feet wide in the spread. The glade fern is seen growing widespread from the Gulf of Mexico to Ontario The glade fern can spread through underground stems that creep and allow a colony to develop throughout its lifetime.

Glade fern requires full to partial shade. Glade fern requires a medium level of water and is a low maintenance plant. The glade fern is typically planted as ground covering and can tolerate environments that include dry soil, ample shade, and rabbits.

Glade Ostrich Fern 

The Diplaxium pynocarpon, more frequently referenced as the Glade Fern or Narrow-Leaved Spleenwort. A fern plant belonging to the Athyriaceae family with a large population currently growing throughout the United States and Canada. Found as far north as Quebec and as far south as Georgia, the fern can grow well in several different habitats. 

  Wooded forests and the bottoms of ravines in states like Louisiana are home to actively growing populations of the Glade Fern. The fern also grows in the colder climates of Minnesota and similar Northern states. 

  The optimal growing conditions of the Glade Fern found in the United States Department of Agriculture Growing Zones 3 – 8. The fern reaches a maximum height of roughly 36 inches tall with a maximal spread width of between 2 feet and 3 feet wide. Nutrient-dense soil with consistent drainage in the environment is best for growing the Glade Fern, as the fern tends to spread by creeping rhizomes. 

  Under the proper conditions, the Glade Fern will grow rapidly. Fronds reach up to 30 inches in length, and the plant's fertile fronds typically maintain a stable posture, standing straight up and with a tall and slender body.

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