Autumn Fern

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Bold and beautiful choice for shady borders and woodland gardens. A dwarf-growing fern with young papery fronds that display coppery-red color, maturing to deep green and deeply cut. Spreads by underground stems.

Key feature:
Easy Care
Plant type:
Fern
Garden style:
Foliage type:
Herbaceous
Light needs:
Full Shade
Water needs:
Moderate
Growth rate:
Slow
Growth habit:
Spreading
Flower color:
N/A
Foliage color:
Green
Blooms:
N/A
Landscape uses:
Border, Woodland Garden
Care Information
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.
Landscape Size
Grows to 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall and 18 in. wide.