Northern Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum pedatum

Five-Fingered Maidenhair Fern

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by Walter Siegmund (CC BY 2.5)
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profile iconAdiantum pedatum 09905
by Walter Siegmund (CC BY 2.5)
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This fern has short creeping rhizomes and forms in clumps that reach 45cm in height. Sometimes the branches can be a deep pink when they're young.

Special features

Origin

America, North, America

Environment

Light

Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Adiantaceae