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Ostrich The King Athyrium Plant

  • - Hardy Fern, Jumbo Fern
  • - Height: 3-5 feet
  • - Hardiness Zone: 2-8
  • - Exposure: Shade-Part Shade
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Ostrich The King Athyrium Plant
Plant Features

Ostrich The King Fern Plant produces large green fronds that form clumps of rosettes which spread vigorously via underground rhizomes. When planted in ideal, moist conditions plants can reach upwards of 5 feet, though more typically they grow 3-4 foot. Plants tolerate heat and humidity well. Brown fertile fronds appear in fall and persist through winter. Deciduous.

Fern Growing Tips

  • Keep soil moist
  • Needs at least 2 hours of indirect light each day
  • Shows the best color with 2 hours of direct light each day
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 0-3 hours morning sun, Part Sun to Part Shade (2-5 hours)
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 3-5 feet
Habit Arching
Foliage Color Green
Features Cut Flower, Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Container Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden, Prairie Garden, Therapeutic Garden, Tropical Garden, Woodland Garden
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid