Adiantum pedatum - Northern Maidenhair Fern
Adiantum pedatum - Northern Maidenhair Fern

Northern Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum pedatum

  • Delicate bright green fronds with black-purple stems
  • Spreads by shallow rhizomes to form a dense ground cover
  • Slower growing fern, taking 2-3 years to reach mature size
  • Foliage can be an interesting texture in arrangements

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
Non-flowering

HEIGHT:
30-50 cm

SPREAD:
30-50 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Adiantum are found in humus rich woodlands. Grows best in a moist, well-drained, acidic to neutral soil, and is intolerant of clay conditions. Spreads slowly by shallow rhizomes. Propagate by division in early spring or by spores. Does not have any significant pests or disease.

Additional Notes about Northern Maidenhair Fern:


Native to Ontario

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Slow
ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
HABIT:
Clumping
Compact
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green