All fern plants are mature and grade A quality large rhizomes. No license needed to buy from us. Anyone can purchase from us at low grower prices. We ship to all states and to everyone. We package all plants superior for ultimate freshness in transit and ship to all states. We also offer a 1 year guarantee on all plants sold. Quality is guaranteed.We have seed sources for most zones, so don’t worry about us being in Tennessee. We will make sure to send you stock from your planting zone.