At Folium and Flos, we offer a wide selection of wholesale ferns, perfect for adding a touch of elegance and lush greenery to any landscape or indoor space. Ferns, with their unique foliage and diverse forms, are a favourite among interior designers, landscapers, and garden enthusiasts for creating serene and naturalistic settings.
Our range includes various types of ferns, each with its own distinct character. From the delicate and feathery Maidenhair fern to the robust and leathery Sword fern, our collection is curated to suit different design needs and environmental conditions. These ferns are ideal for shaded garden areas, adding texture and depth, or as striking indoor plants, bringing a piece of the outdoors inside.
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How do you plant outdoor ferns?
When planting outdoor ferns, it’s important to choose a site with well-draining soil and partial or full shade. Ferns should be planted at the same depth as they were in their original container and watered regularly until established.
How do you protect outdoor ferns from frost?
Ferns are hardy plants but can be susceptible to frost damage in cold weather. To protect outdoor ferns from frost, you can cover them with horticultural fleece or mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots.
How do you care for outdoor ferns in the winter?
During the winter, outdoor ferns can be left to die back naturally or cut back to the ground. It’s important to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged, as this can lead to root rot. You can also apply a layer of mulch to protect the roots from frost.
How often should you water outdoor ferns?
Outdoor ferns should be watered regularly, especially during dry periods. It’s important to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, as this can lead to root rot.
Can outdoor ferns be grown in containers?
Yes, outdoor ferns can be grown in containers as long as the container has good drainage and is filled with a well-draining potting mix. Container-grown ferns should be watered regularly and fertilized occasionally to promote healthy growth.
How do you divide outdoor ferns?
Outdoor ferns can be divided in the spring or autumn by gently separating the rootball and replanting the sections in fresh soil. Dividing ferns helps to rejuvenate the plant and promote new growth.
How do you prune outdoor ferns?
Outdoor ferns don’t require much pruning, but you can remove any dead or brown fronds to keep the plant looking tidy. It’s important not to prune too much as this can damage the plant and reduce its ability to produce new fronds.