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Foxtail Fern

Foxtail Fern

Regular price $22.00 USD
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Plant Type: perennial
Plant Height: 2 feet
Spread: 2-3 feet
Flower Color: white
Sun Exposure: Full Sun or Partial Shade

The Foxtail Fern, scientifically known as Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers,' is a unique and versatile perennial plant that can thrive in the Arizona landscape, particularly in regions with a hot and arid climate. Known for its feathery and emerald-green foliage, the Foxtail Fern adds a touch of elegance, texture, and low-maintenance beauty to gardens and outdoor spaces.

One of the most distinctive features of the Foxtail Fern is its foxtail-like appearance, with dense clusters of feathery, needle-like foliage that resemble a fox's tail. This unique foliage creates a visually captivating and textural display, making it a standout feature in gardens. While the Foxtail Fern is not a true fern, its appearance and growth habits give it the name "fern."

Foxtail Fern plants typically reach heights of 2 to 3 feet, with a similar spread, creating a well-proportioned and upright form. They are well-suited to Arizona's hot and arid climate, thriving in partial shade to full sun and requiring well-drained soil. This plant is known for its drought tolerance once established, making it a valuable choice for water-wise landscaping and xeriscaping.

Maintenance of the Foxtail Fern is relatively low and includes occasional pruning to shape the plant and remove dead or overgrown fronds. Its unique foxtail-like foliage and low-maintenance nature make it a valuable addition to gardens and outdoor spaces, adding both visual elegance and textural interest to the desert environment.

In summary, the Foxtail Fern is a distinctive and drought-tolerant choice for Arizona landscapes, especially in regions with a hot and arid climate. Its foxtail-like foliage and low-maintenance characteristics make it a valuable addition to gardens, adding both visual beauty and a touch of uniqueness to the desert landscape.

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