Matteuccia struthiopteris

Ostrich Fern

Mature Height: 3-4 feet

Mature Width: 3-4 feet

USDA Hardiness Zone Range:  3 to 8

Water Requirements:  Average

Shade Requirements:  Full Sun, Partial Shade


Commonly known as the ‘Ostrich Fern’ it stands tall and is a native fern. It features vibrant bright green fronds. In addition to the beautiful vibrant bright green fronds it is accompanied by a Bronze-gold fall foliage color. It is also the state vegetable of Vermont! The fiddle heads can be used for salads and soups.

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