Royal Fern

Osmunda regalis

Royal Fern is one of the largest ferns in non-tropical North America. The spore-producing inflorescence at the top of the plant resembles a group of flowers, hence one of its other common names, Flowering Fern. The large broad fronds …

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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
00970-GL
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Moist, Wet
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 3' - 6'
Bloom Color Green
Bloom Time June, July, Aug
Spacing 18"
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Deer Resistant

Royal Fern is one of the largest ferns in non-tropical North America. The spore-producing inflorescence at the top of the plant resembles a group of flowers, hence one of its other common names, Flowering Fern. The large broad fronds are composed of numerous small leaflets, similar the leaves of the pea-family plants. Osmunda regalis is a slow-spreader, and thrives in bogs or wet areas where it reaches four feet or more in an environment with acid soil. The growth will be slower and the size smaller in neutral or alkaline soil.