Do I Need to Cut Outdoor Ferns Back in the Spring

evac added on February 18, 2014 | Answered

I was trimming back my ornamental grass, but I wasn't sure about my ferns.

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Answered on February 18, 2014

While it is not always necessary to do so, it will not hurt to trim back the unsightly growth in late winter or early spring as long as the threat of frost or freeze has passed in your area.

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