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Resurrection Ferns

resurrection ferns growing on a tree

Resurrection ferns are found in many mature hardwood trees in Wakulla County. This fern is an air plant which prospers on skimpy amounts of water and plant nutrients.

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director

With Easter just around the corner, what better plant to observe than one with the power to rise from the dead? The resurrection fern is aptly named for its uncanny ability to revive itself after long periods of drought. Within a day, it can go from a shriveled, dry, grey to a flourishing green. Read the full article here!

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