Propagating Native Ferns
10 am - 12:30 pm
Mt. Cuba Center
Discover how simple it is to grow ferns from spores. Steve Pyne, Greenhouse Assistant at Mt.
Cuba Center and skilled fern propagator, reviews the life cycle of these ancient plants, how to properly collect and dry fertile fronds, and the basic steps for successfully propagating ferns.
Learn when and how to divide ferns, prepare a spore-starting medium, sow spores, and set up a simple growing system to take home.
Stephen Pyne is a Greenhouse Assistant at Mt. Cuba Center and works in the Victorian Ferney at Morris Arboretum. His current projects include propagating ferns, lycopods, and terrestrial orchids.
This course is eligible for 2.5 PCH CEUs
For additional information, or to register, click here: PROPAGATING NATIVE FERNS
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