Deer fern are beautiful plants. Deer like this fern for food and shelter. The deer fern is mostly found underneath pine trees. Deer especially like this fern in the cold months. The plant grows about 3 feet high. These ferns can be grown in difficult situations such as under evergreen trees or in deep shade. They are drought tolerate plants but will grow if the soil is kept moderately moist.
Mature Height: 1-2 ft.
Mature Width: 1-2 ft.
Growth/Year: 1-2 ft.
Sunlight: Full to Partial Sun
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to various Soils
Botanical Name: Blechnum spicant