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Matteuccia struthiopteris

Ostrich Fern

  • Category: Fern
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:24-60 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches

Foliage is shamrock green with vase-shaped arching fronds.
Exhibits nice golden fall color. A vigorous, tolerant, deciduous fern.
Mature size is largely dependent upon where it is situated.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Full Shade
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Soil Moisture
Moist, but not boggy
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Matteuccia struthiopteris

Tolerant of sun if in moist soil. Rich, moist woodland soils are ideal. Mulch to conserve moisture and reduce weeds.