Osmunda regalis - Royal Fern- Deciduous. Native to eastern North America. Green, erect fronds have large leaflets, different from other more lace-like ferns. Fertile pinnae form at the tips of fronds giving it a flowering apprerance. Royal fern will reach 6' overtime if constantly moist. In average conditions it will grow 2'-4' tall. Royal Fern spreads slowly by rhizomes and grows in vase shaped clumps. Thrives in rich, moist, acidic soil. Bright fern for the shade garden, woodland areas, stream and pond banks. Sun exposure in cooler climates requires consistent moisture.
- Mature height 24"-48" up to 6'
- Spread 24"-36"
- Part Shade to Shade
- Native to Eastern North America
- Slow spreading by rhizomes
- Height: 3-6 Feet
- Spread: 2-3 Feet
- Hardiness Zone: 2-10
- Full Shade, Partial Sun
- Season of Interest (Flowering):Spring
Plants will be shipped semi-bare-root (with little soil) from December to April. As the plants are dormant (sleeping), it is perfectly safe to send them bare-root. Winter is the safest and the best time to ship plants.
This plant will be shipped in 2 - 7 days, Please email us ASAP if you want this plant to be shipped in spring.
We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.