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Zone 6 What Do I Do with My Japanese Painted Fern For The Winter? Do I Cover Them Up, Or Will They Be Just Fine?

I’ve grown in containers and in the ground around my home; cut them down and cover them with mulch for the winter, or will they be just fine?Are they evergreen or the perennial?


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#1 Comment By GKH_Susan On 11/06/2019 @ 6:29 pm

They are hardy to zone 4 so they should be fine with just some mulch around them. The ferns will die back and return in spring. They are perennial but not evergreen. Some evergreen ferns for your zone are Christmas fern, Autumn fern 'Brilliance,' and Japanese tassel fern.

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