Interrupted Fern

Osmunda claytoniana

The fruiting bodies of Interrupted Fern are produced on the lower portion of the fronds, in between the pinnae, or leaf blades, giving this distinctive fern its name. In spring, the newly emerging silvery-white "fiddleheads" are striking for their silvery-white …

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Plants 1 Gallon Pot
1-4 $10.99 ea.
5-10 $9.99 ea.
11+ $8.99 ea.
Availability: In stock
SKU
00969-GL
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Medium, Moist
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 3' - 4'
Bloom Color Green
Bloom Time June, July, Aug
Spacing 2' - 3'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Deer Resistant

The fruiting bodies of Interrupted Fern are produced on the lower portion of the fronds, in between the pinnae, or leaf blades, giving this distinctive fern its name. In spring, the emerging fiddleheads are striking for their silvery-white  appearance. Interrupted Fern does best in moderately damp acid soils, but adapts well to almost any good garden soil in part to full shade.