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Southern Wood Fern

Thelypteris normalis

Pronunciation: the-LIP-ter-is
SKU #00511

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Description Light green upright fronds spread by rhizomes to form a dense colony with an elegant, open, fountain shape that adds excellent form and texture as a foundation planting and under shade trees. Naturalizes well with other understory natives in wild gardens. Equally at home in wet or dry shade. Deciduous.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Prized for foliage.
Mature Size Quickly reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Care Thrives in moist, humus-rich, slightly acidic soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, prefers regular moisture but tolerates drier soils. Fertilize frequently during growing season. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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