Brackens fern- The brackens fern is a wonderful plant. This plant goes from a yellowish green to a solid green . Often seen in the woods and a deciduous forest plant. This plant loves growing in wet soil and hates full sun but prefers partial to full shade. The plant grows up to 10 feet long in some places.The Bracken Fern is a lovely fern to have on your property rather around the pond, lake, stream or in a flower bed. The Bracken fern is a gorgeous fern because of its lovely green foiliage and shiny silky leaves.
This fern has small roots that are thin, long and black and can sometimes reach into the ground up to 20 inches. The Bracken Fern is one of the first ferns that is normally killed by the frost because it hates the colder temperatures and the body cannot tolerate it.
Mature Height: 6-10 ft.
Mature Width: 3-6 ft.
Growth/Year: 6-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to various Soils
Botanical Name: Pteridium Aquilinum