The Last Tree To Leaf Out

Resurrection Fern on Pecan Close-up in Spring
Resurrection Fern on Author’s Pecan Tree Photo by the Author

A month ago, the only green thing on the old pecan tree was a resurrection fern. Time was, every March neighbors used to ask me, “Do you think that tree will ever come back? You think maybe it’s dead?” Now it’s been there thirty years, and they don’t ask anymore, they already know.

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