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Hay Scented Fern

Hay Scented Fern

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Our hay scented ferns (dennstaedtia punctilobula) have a lovely fragrance like hay when the plant is brushed. These plants are native to the midwestern and eastern United States in wooded areas and along banks of rivers. The fronds are lacy in design and stand erect when fully grown, turning more yellow in the autumn. The fronds reach approximately 30” in length, and plants spread approximately two to three feet.

How To Grow Hay Scented Ferns


The ferns can be grown in a variety of soil types, including areas with poor soil and rocks. Established plants can be sown in dryer soil. Our ferns are ideal for areas with partial or full shade and can tolerate full sun. The plants are easy to maintain, requiring only moderate maintenance and watering, and are resistant to rabbits.

Hay Scented Ferns Maintenance


Individual ferns spread quickly to form colonies that fill in surrounding areas, producing a lush appearance to any garden. The rhizomes may disrupt develop of neighboring plants, so these ferns should be planted in isolated areas with plenty of room for growth and spread. The ferns do not flower. Leaves are very fragrant and have good fall, so some cleanup may be required in areas where the plants are grown. Insects and diseases are not common with the ferns. The plants may decline in performance in warmer climates during the last few weeks of the summer.

Utilizing Hay Scented Ferns


Hay scented ferns are great additions to areas with trees and add charm to wild growing gardens and cottage landscaping. They can also be used in wooded areas to fill in areas for a more natural look.

Hardy Planting Zone- 3 to 8 Bloom Season (if any) – Does not bloom Bloom Color – N/A Height at Maturity – 1.5 to 2.0 feet Soil Type Preferred- Medium moisture loams that are moist, acidic, and rich.

Customer Reviews

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NEAL KLEIER

Delivered promptly in great condition. Planted immediately. Still waiting to see growth. Patience.

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David Nordstorm
Hay Scented Ferns in the box 14 days

all living, all great.

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Hay Hay Guy
Hay Scented Fern

I was going to tell a ferny joke, but seriously, everything arrived alive.

Thanks for your great review! The Wholesale TN Nursery are passionate about providing all of our customers with outstanding experiences and they will be delighted to know they hit the mark with you. Thank you for choosing to shop with us!

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Bruce Butcher
Hay Scented Fern

Came as a bag of loose rhizomes. They all seemed healthy and had a snap to them. I got a lot more than the 25 I ordered. I don't know if this was a mistake, or they are just very generous with this variety.

Thanks for the 5 stars Bruce, your review is a great way to let us know we’re on track for making our customers smile! We appreciate you taking the time to give your feedback and look forward to serving you again in the future.

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Charolet Kalf
Just lovely

Loved this look! Very big and full!

Thanks for the 5-star review, Charolet. We appreciate you taking the time to give your feedback and look forward to serving you again in the future.