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Bracken Fern -50 Plants $54.99

Bracken Fern -50 Plants $54.99

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Bracken fern

Bracken fern, known as Pteridium aquilinum, is a ubiquitous and hardy fern species in temperate and subtropical regions worldwide. Its distinctive appearance and ecological significance make it an exciting subject of study. 

Appearance: This fern is characterized by its large, triangular fronds, which can grow up to several feet long. These fronds are divided into numerous smaller leaflets or pinnae, giving the plant a delicate and feathery appearance. The fronds emerge from a central, underground rhizome, which serves as the plant's primary organ for storage and reproduction.

Habitat: These ferns are highly adaptable and can thrive in various environments, including open woodlands, grasslands, disturbed areas, and roadsides. They are often the first plant species to colonize disturbed or burnt areas, playing a crucial role in ecological succession.

Landscaping with these ferns involves planting them in shaded areas with well-draining soil. Create a natural woodland atmosphere by grouping them with native plants like ferns and wildflowers. They make a beautiful border plant. 

Ecological Importance Of The Bracken Fern

Soil Improvement: These bracken ferns help improve soil structure by adding organic matter as their fronds decompose. This can enhance soil fertility and water retention. 

Wildlife Habitat: The dense stands of the fern provide shelter for a variety of wildlife, including insects, small mammals, and birds. Some species even use the fern as nesting sites. 

In conclusion, bracken fern is a remarkable plant species with a unique appearance and ecological importance. While it has positive aspects, understanding its role in ecosystems is essential for effective land management and conservation efforts.

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great stuff

We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us your 5-star review. It means a lot to the whole team, and we’d love to have you back very soon

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Amanda Griesdorn
Bracken Ferns

My landscape installer said that he is likely to order some of these for his home garden and I am as well. These are starts, now 10" plants and as he put it, they are healthy, will grow and are priced very fairly.

Thank you so much for your feedback, Amanda! It makes our day hearing about how much our customers love our plants and the great service they have received from our team. We have passed on your review to our team and look forward to you purchasing from us again.

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Emily Hodges
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Large and healthy green! I loved these ferns

Emily, hearing how much you love our ferns has brightened up our day at Wholesale TN Nursery! We are looking forward to making your day once more when you shop with us again.