Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris 'The King')

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Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 4 to 7 feet (1.2-2.1m)
Plant Spread: 3 to 5 feet (.9-1.5 m)
Leaves: Deciduous
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Salad greens
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-06-28
By chelle
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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please confirm if this is Ostrich Fern by SpringGreenThumb Oct 22, 2016 9:44 AM 15

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