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Sensitive Fern


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  • Size

    #1 Plant
  • Soil Requirement

    Prefers moist conditions, but also grows well in average garden soil as long as it is not allowed to dry out during spring and summer.
  • Deer Resistant

We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

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Description

Named after the observation by early American settlers that this fern's fronds die quickly when first touched by frost. However, they always return next spring. Grows 18-30" tall with a 24-30" spread. Onoclea sensibilis.

Details

  • Botanical NameOnoclea sensibilis
  • FormPerennial
  • Flowering TimeGreen foliage from April till first frost
  • Light RequirementsFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • Flower ColorNo flowers, but spores on woody-like fertile fronds (to 12" tall)
  • Flower FormNo flowers, but spores on woody-like fertile fronds (to 12" tall)
  • Foliage TypeBright green fronds (2-4' long) with leathery, triangular leaflets
  • Growth RateFast
  • Spread20 - 24 inches
  • Planting InstructionsSoak roots before planting. Loosen soil well. Plant with eyes just below soil level and water well after planting.
  • Soil RequirementsPrefers moist conditions, but also grows well in average garden soil as long as it is not allowed to dry out during spring and summer.
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningNone

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Important Shipping Notes:

Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate. If you have ordered multiple items, you may receive them in more than one shipment. We will send you a separate email confirming each shipment.

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule below.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.

To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shipped direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.

Garden hardgoods and Gift Certificates ship with in 4-7 day.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

SPRING Shipping Schedule

  • Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs
    Zones Shipping Dates
    1AB - 5A 3/20/17 - 6/17/17
    5B 2/27/17 - 6/17/17
    6A & 10AB 2/20/17 - 6/17/17
    Last Order Date 6/12/17
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    $40.01 to $60.00 $12.95
    $60.01 to $80.00 $14.95
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