Adiantum pedatum

Maidenhair Fern

Plant Type:

FERNS

Adiantum pedatum – Maidenhair Fern, lovely and delicate. Wiry black-purple stems support the fronds. This delicate fern is just beautiful in the shade garden. Adiantum pedatum is a clumping fern that will slowly increase its girth. A must in woodland shade. Not always the easiest to establish but if able it will very slowly increase is breadth in the garden and will always delight. Please scroll down to the overview of ferns for more purple prose. Please scroll down to the overview of ferns for more purple prose. Pot grown division.


Height:

8-12 in

Spread:

12-15 in

Zone:

(3)4 to 8
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Characteristics and Attributes for Adiantum pedatum

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Dappled Shade
  • Shade

Attributes

  • Foliage
  • Woodland
  • Natural Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Soil

  • Acid
  • Fertile
  • Moist
  • Draining

Origins

  • East Asia
  • North America
  • Himalayas

Propagated By

  • Division