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Adiantum pedatum

Northern Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum pedatum, Northern Maidenhair Fern, is a delicate native fern with a circlet of light green fronds horizontally held aloft on wiry dark stems. Prefers bright shade and loose, rich soil, spreading by rhizomes it is particularly beautiful en masse.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:12-28 in
  • Spread:12-18 in

Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Good Drainage
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Exposure
Part Sun
Shade
Growth Rate
Medium
Asexual propagation prohibited?
No
Additional Information about Adiantum pedatum

Adiantum pedatum, Northern Maidenhair Fern, is a delicate native fern with a circlet of light green fronds horizontally held aloft on wiry dark stems. Prefers bright shade and loose, rich soil, spreading by rhizomes it is particularly beautiful en masse.