Ittie Bittie 2" Assorted Ferns

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Wide Assortment of textured fronds with colores ranging from Deep greeen, light green and shades of blue. Perfect for shaded areas in your terrarium or decorations of small living plants around the house; never allow to dry out completely, but be careful not to overwater


Botanical Name,
Bulb Size,
Bulbs per Package,
Deer Resistant,
Evergreen or Deciduous,
Family Name,
Bloom Time,
Foliage Color,
Genus Name,
Days to Emerge,
Days to Maturity,
Growth Rate,
Hardiness Zone,
Harvest Season,
Landscape Uses,
Light Needs,
Mature Height,
Mature Width,
Prune Time,
Self Pollinating,
Water Needs,

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Essentials for Success

For flourishing plants, use potting soil for potted plants or planting mix for garden beds paired with Root Zone starter fertilizer is the perfect duo to foster robust root growth and minimize transplant shock.


These are a relatively low maintenance plant, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Assorted Ferns are recommended for the following landscape applications:

  • Terrariums
  • Indoor pots


Planting & Growing

Ferns will grow to be about 12 to 18 inch tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 to 18 inches. They grow at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

Ferns do best in partial shade to shade. They prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Ferns are a fine choice for inside the house or outside in the garden, with its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. It is even sizeable enough that it can be grown alone in a suitable container. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.