May 22nd, 2013. Gardening, Fluffy Evergreen Foxtail Fern.
Making evergreen look of our garden instead of only planting flower shrubs will be smart idea in adding variety of plants within. And here, we are going to show you a kind of fluffy evergreen plant which has unique appearance with fresh look. This is Foxtail Fern. Foxtail Fern is not difficult to plant. Otherwise, it is really an easy to grow plant.
Foxtail Fern has its botanical name as Asparagus densiflorus ‘Myers’. Or in brief, it is also known as the asparagus fern. It is an evergreen lack resistant plant which needs little care. It also looks fresh with its bright green all year long. So, it is really effortless plant with full of green refreshment spouted.
You can see the attractiveness of this plant from the pictures of this post. It has fluffy evergreen appearance which adds extraordinary textural distinguish to lasting beds and borders. Besides, it also has long plume-like stems which hold soft needle-like leaves. So, the leaves look so thin and soft. You will also find Foxtail Fern develop red berries in fall season. And I think that it will do so great with hanging baskets and containers. It can be your best choice to make this green plant look enchanting.
Even though it is an easy to grow plant, you still need such caring activity to make it have mesmerizing look. So, you are able to make it be more unique and exclusive with its existing greeny fluffy display. You should water the Foxtail Fern regularly during the first growing season to set up a deep extensive root system. If it is needed, you should make a regular watering schedule for that. Besides, for creating a neat appearance of Foxtail Fern, you can remove old plants before new leaves come out. And then you can also divide bunches every 2 to 3 years in early spring. The last, prune this Foxtail Fern plant in fall season for best treatment.