Sold as set of 5 plugs.
At a Glance: Medium-sized evergreen fern
Height: Up to 2ft tall
Leaves: Sterile fronds are up to 2ft and often pressed against the ground; evergreen, leathery and oblong with leaflets tapering at the top and bottom. Fertile fronds are deciduous upright fronds in the center of the sterile fronds with smaller leaflets.
Appeal: Beautiful bright green dainty fern. Does well in full shade and has a high transplanting success rate.
Ethnobotany: Young leaves were chewed by Hesquiat hunters as a hunger suppressant. Leaves were used as a medicine for sores.
|Sun/Shade Tolerance||Hydrology||Elevation Range|
full sun > 80%
mostly sunny 60%-80%
partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
mostly shady 60%-80%
full shade > 80%
Nectar for hummingbirds
Nectar for butterflies
Host for insect larvae
Thickets and shelter
Thorny or protective cover
|Important winter food source for deer and elk|
Pojar, Jim, and Andy MacKinnon. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Revised ed. Redmond, Wash.: B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Pub., 2004. Print.
“Sound Native Plants.” Sound Native Plants. Web. 31 Oct. 2014. www.soundnativeplants.com.