Myers Asparagus Fern
Myers Asparagus Fern
Unusual “Fuzzy” Fern Adds Textural Contrast to Your Landscaping
- Needle-covered upright fronds give this fern an unusual texture
- The fern earns the “asparagus” in its name from its bright green color and height
- This relatively-short fern thrives in containers or planted directly into the ground
|Soil Type||Loamy Soil, Well Drained|
|Mature Height||1-2 Feet|
|Mature Width||2-3 Feet|
It isn’t easy to say that you have a truly unusual plant in your garden design - but the Myers Asparagus Fern delivers! This perennial’s needle-covered, upright fronds look almost fuzzy, giving the plant its wholly out-of-the-ordinary appearance.
The fern’s color and berries also add to its appeal. The Asparagus Fern lives up to its namesake with a bright color that mimics the fresh green of an asparagus stalk. It also sprouts ornamental berries that attract wildlife.
The Myers Asparagus Fern can liven up your landscaping no matter where you plant it! Some gardeners plant it in borders or in containers to add unusual pops of visual appeal. Other gardeners also use it as ground cover, since it only reaches around only two feet tall.
You can plant your Myers Asparagus Fern in almost any climate, as well. In warmer places, the plant is a semi-evergreen that can tolerate slight frosts as well as droughts. If you live in a colder place, you can plant your fern in a container and bring it indoors during the winter months.
The Myers Asparagus Fern offers much to appreciate in return for very little work from you. Choose a semi-sunny spot, water it regularly, and make sure its soil is fertilized - and your plant will thrive.
The Myers Asparagus Fern offers the shape, color, and textural diversity you’ve been missing in your plant collection. Order yours today!
How large does a Myers Asparagus Fern grow?
Only reaching about two feet tall and two to three feet wide, this fern is a compact plant ideal for containers.
How does the Myers Asparagus Fern get its unusual shape?
This fern consists of upright fronds covered with short needles, giving it a fluffy appearance dissimilar to almost any other fern available.
Is the Myers Asparagus Fern difficult to care for?
No, this fern is easy to care for. All you need to do to ensure its growth is keep it in a spot where it receives indirect sunlight for three to six hours per day, fertilize it once a month, and water it when its soil feels dry.
Choose a spot that receives bright, indirect sunlight for about three to six hours per day. If you plant in a pot, make sure that you choose a container large enough for its root ball. Be careful to replant your fern whenever it outgrows its container.
Make sure to use organic soil when planting.
Your Asparagus Fern needs to be moist down to two inches of soil. If your plant gets dry, water it until water starts seeping from the pot’s drainage holes.
Fertilize your fern with an all-purpose, water-soluble fertilizer (20-20-20) once a month.