Northeast Gardening forum: Looking for Bracken Fern

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Name: Rick Moses
Derwood, MD (Zone 7b)
Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Hostas Ferns
Jul 2, 2016 7:04 PM CST
On a recent trip to Vermont, I finally found someone that was able to identify the fern growing wild along the roadside and wooded areas as Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum) . I've been looking for this to plant in the back of our property. But, I haven't found it for sale at a reasonable price. ($13.00 + for a common fern is not reasonable.)

I was wondering if there was someone up the the New England area that would be interested in gathering some plants for me and sending them my way.

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Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
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Jul 29, 2016 3:32 AM CST


Wrong area for me.. sorry

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