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Sword Fern

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$17.99
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Usage
Border Plants, Deer Resistant,
Usage
Border Plants, Deer Resistant,

Reviews (6)

  • 3
    My mistake

    Posted by Anise on 29th Mar 2017

    My mistake I planted it in the sun, too much sun equals dead fern...:( will place another order

  • 5
    Need more

    Posted by Queen Latifa on 29th Mar 2017

    Only problem is I need more ferns! Not enough of them for my large area. One's received was nice!

  • 5
    WESTERN SWORD FERNS

    Posted by Alan on 27th Feb 2017

    Ferns arrived quickly, so pleased with that. I have planted them as of Feb 23, 3 in pots, 3 in ground. As they haven't had time to sprout , I can't give much of a review yet. If you are interested in their success, I will give a review later. Thanks

  • 5
    Great customer service

    Posted by Karri Beck, Nc on 21st Nov 2016

    Customer service is excellent and it came both packaged nicely and shipped fast

  • 4
    Nicely

    Posted by Bryce on 10th May 2016

    The plants came quickly and in good shape. I've since planted them and they are all growing nicely!

  • 4
    Think needs more time

    Posted by CK on 5th May 2016

    this looks weedy next to my other plants and its already dying. Will give it more time

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Shipping Information

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.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Sword Fern - Polystychum munitum 

Sword Fern is evergreen, so it can easily withstand frosts and cold winter weather. It is native to America's west coast and grows as far north as Alaska and south as far as southern California. This fern is impressive in size, growing almost 6 feet tall when well planted and maintained. They are bright emerald green in color. The fronds are long and narrow, relatively sword-shaped, giving the fern its name. They live up to the name by being quite hardy. They can survive long dry spells, unlike many ferns. These ferns are fabulous as they can also be used in large containers and hanging baskets for porches, patios and other shaded locations.  The fronds of this type of fern are also popular with florists as they are used a lot in the creation of flower arrangements. 

Sword Ferns grow in a clump form at the base, and the long fronds grow from the base and do not spread from the roots of the plant. 

These are great for homeowners as they are very easy to grow and care.  They supply high color to all gardens and natural areas where they are added and also works great when using them to create beautiful borders.  The Sword Fern is an evergreen plant which is native to the western North America. The fronds of the plant are very long. They grow to a length of 60 to 80 centimeters. They grow in a tight clump from which they spread out in different directions. The leaves are single pinnate. These leaflets alternate on the stalk with each leaflet growing to reach 1 to 14 centimeters long. The fronds remain alive for about one and a half to two and a half years after which they wither. However, they remain attached to the stalk after withering.

Sword Ferns grow to become very hardy and can survive some harsh weather conditions.

 

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Sword Fern 

 

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