When people think of ferns, they may think of the ubiquitous hardy types like bracken or ferns. But theres another type of fern that is becoming increasingly popular the silver lace fern. This creeperlike plant can be found growing in moist areas all around the US and Canada, but it is especially abundant in the Northeast. There are many reasons why these plants are so popular. For one, they are incredibly easy to care for. Simply rinse them off if they get wet and give them a little fertilizer every once in a while. They also make great potted plants because they dont require much sun or water, and they grow slowly so you can keep them small. But the main reason why these plants are so popular is their look. Silver lace Ferns have long, soft fronds that curve gracefully down from the stem. Their delicate fronds look like pieces of silver lace, hence their name. And because these plants grow slowly, they can often be found in gardens and urban areas where other types of plants would not survive. So if youre looking for a unique plant to add to your garden, you should definitely consider adding a silver
Fern ‘Silver Lace’ – 4″ Pot
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Ferns are a vascular plant. They have a system of veins that take water and nutrients up from the ground and distribute them throughout the plant. Fern spores are released into the air and will germinate if they land on moist soil.
- The seeds can survive in the soil for years
- Spores viable up to 20 years
- Wearable art on backside and traditional green
- Ferns have green fronds that live on top of the thinner, needle-like stalks (petioles)
- Herbivorous insects often attack the leaves and fronds to feed off the nutrients they transfer. This can cause visible damage to the plant.
- Some species of fern are called Christmas fern or Christmas moss, because they show up in unlikely places after wet weather
- Growing with your children
- Keeping homes, yards and gardens green
- Ferns grow from a rhizome, which is formed when a stem is divided into short side branches called offshoots.
- These offshoots are not just smaller versions of the original plant; they have their own germination chance and roots
- Vertical root growth sends fibrous roots down to collect water, nutrients and support when collecting food drops