If I plant the edible Ostrich fern (fiddlehead) alongside the fern that...

Asked May 31, 2015, 12:15 PM EDT

If I plant the edible Ostrich fern (fiddlehead) alongside the fern that apparently is poisonous (has brown/black hair on it) will the Ostrich fern grow and still be edible?

Lake County Minnesota ferns horticulture

2 Responses

Yes, you will not be changing the genetics of the Ostrich fern.

Dennis M:

THANKS for responding so fast.

Now that I know about this site I'm certain I will be asking more questions.

Koral