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When should I divide ferns?

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by lbray on July 29, 2005 10:51 PM
What is the best time to divide my ferns? I would like to transplant some to a new location. I'm not sure what kind they are. I have read both spring and late fall...suggestions?
by BFVISION on July 30, 2005 02:48 AM
lbray,

From what I know your reading is right on target!
Just remember they are shade loving plants and the new plants will need time to adjust. I do mine in spring. In the fall I just mark the ones I want to split because under the snow they lose all their mass and you forget how big they were.

Good Luck

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