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Fern 'European Ostrich'

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Large, graceful fronds resemble ostrich plumes. Excellent fern for woodland gardens and damp areas such as edging around a pond. Provide humus-rich, moist, but well-drained soil for best performance. Deciduous. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Filtered Sun

  • High

  • Height
    3 - 5 feet

  • Spread
    1—2 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Matteuccia struthiopteris
Plant Type Ferns
Plant Subtype FERNS
Foliage Color Light Green
Light Needs Filtered Sun
Water Needs High
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 3 - 7
Height 3 - 5 feet
Spread 1—2 feet
Flower Color Brown

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