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Sword Fern
Common Name:
Sword Fern

Botanical Name: Nephrolepis exaltata (Polypodiaceae Family)

Description: Simply pinnate with rather stiff, fresh green fronds. Length is 12 - 16 inches wide.

Seasonal Availability: Spring through Fall

Vase Life: 7 - 10 days

Purchasing Hints:
Should be packaged flatly with leaves intact. Stems should be stiff.

Care and Handling: Remove bundle ties and slant cut one inch from stems base. If you need to remove some of lower leaves they can be stripped easily. Place stems in 2" - 3" deep water. Do not add any floral preservative to water. Support long foliage with a tall container. Store in a cooler at 36F degrees.

Design Tips: Great foliage for tropical designs and bouquets. Gives vertical accent to designs.
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Where to find Tree Fern:


Albin Hagstrom & Son, Inc.
Alpha Fern Company
C.W. Peterson Ferneries
Charles S. Murphy Fernery, Inc.
Custom Cut Foliage
D.I. Hansen Ferneries
Ed Davis
Evergreen Ferneries
Fancy Foliage, Inc.
Florida Fern & Greens
Freeman Greenlund Ferneries
Gator Greens Co.
Greens Direct
H & H Greens
Heritage Fine Foliage

Lake George Ferns, Inc.
Lawrence Farms
Lemuel Herring Ferneries
Pridgeon Ferneries, Inc.
Raiford G. Hagstrom
Richard Hagstrom Ferneries
Robert F. Greenlund Ferneries
Ron Puckett-Floral Tip Ferns
Ronald Jones Ferneries
Rusty Harper Ferneries
Trivett & Sons
Underhill Ferneries
Victor A. Powell Ferneries
W.F.R., Inc.
Warner Ferneries

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Florida Fern Growers Association
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, CHARLES H. BRONSON, Commissioner