Native to the Northwest, the sword fern is very long-lived. Fronds can range in length from just over 1 foot to 4 feet on plants 5 feet or more in diameter. Cut old fronds off in winter for a crown of all fresh fronds in spring.
Available Online Deer Resistent Ferns Shade Drought Tolerant
Lowest appropriate zone: -10º F 5 1/2 inch square