Shiplap and Shells
Are your outdoor ferns looking old and tired?
It's so easy to cut back your evergreen ferns for a fresh new look and an even healthier plant in spring.
Ferns have fronds, or leaves, which last for only a year or so. The old fronds start to die back and turn brown while the new growth comes in.
The end of winter or early spring is the ideal time before the new fronds start to emerge.
Use sharp and clean pruning shears to cut old fern fronds down to the ground.
It takes about 2-4 weeks to grow new fronds, depending on variety and climate.
Tiny “curled fists” start forming at the base of the fern which will unfurl delicate fronds, creating a fresh new plant .
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