Woodwardia areolata, Netted Chain Fern, Wholesale Bare Root Native Woodland Fern


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Woodwardia areolata, Netted Chain Fern

Native Woodland Fern

(requires a minimum purchase of 5 plants)

5 or more $7.00 each
25 or more $3.75 each
50 or more $2.00 each
300 or more $1.85 each

1000 or more please call.

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There is a minimum order total of $150.00.

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Native Range: Eastern and southern United States
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Bloom Description: Non-flowering
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Tolerate: Rabbit, Heavy Shade
Easily grown in organically rich, medium to wet, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Does well in average garden soils and will take considerable sun as long as soils are kept consistently moist. Spreads by branching and creeping rhizomes, and will naturalize over time into large colonies in optimum growing conditions.


No serious insect or disease problems. Needs consistently moist soils.

Garden Uses

Shade gardens, native plant gardens, woodland gardens or naturalized areas. Also effective along streams and ponds.

Average to moist soil:
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
Deer Resistant:
Erosion Control:
FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands:
Flood Tolerant:
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Moist Soil:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
Part – Full Shade (less than 4 hours):