Water Wise Plants
Western Sword Fern
3 - 5 ft. tall and 3 - 4 ft wide
Low: water every three weeks until the root ball is wet
Maintenance- Design- Planting Tips
Western sword ferns are found in in forests throughout California and much of the west. These ferns help give shady landscapes a natural woodsy look that we like. These plants are very tolerant of competition from tree roots.
To keep these plants looking attractive, remove older fronds.
These plants provide forage for elk, deer, and black bears, should you wish for any of these animals in your garden.