Wood ferns are low-maintenance plants that can be a very colorful and ornamental addition to your garden. The colors of wood fern leaves can vary by plant. Wood fern plants prefer to grow in a porous soil and away from direct sunlight, in shade or partial shade. When caring for a wood fern plant, it is important not to let the soil dry out completely. Wood ferns tolerate moist and wet conditions better than dry ones, so regular watering is required. Aside from regular watering, there is not much care involved in the maintenance of your wood fern. Fertilization may help the plant thrive but is not necessary. Additionally, the plant is fairly resistant to pests and disease.
- Wood plant is found inside the biggest class of fernswith more than 200 species at home in soggy, lush regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
- With their upright foliage and intriguing shading, wood greenery plants are exceptionally decorative increases to the garden.
- A few assortments develop rosy or coppery pink in spring, developing to a brilliant, gleaming green as the season advances. Others are an alluring, pale blue green.
“Although many wood ferns are evergreen, some are deciduous, dying down in winter and springing back to life in spring.”