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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.

Exposure:

Part Sun, Shade

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Height:

12-28 in

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Spread:

12-18 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Characteristics & Attributes for Adiantum pedatum

Attributes
Disease Resistant
Cut Flower
Compact Size
Attractive Foliage
Native
Low Maintenance
Ground Cover
Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Rock Garden
Naturalizing
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
Woodland Garden
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Good Drainage
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Growth Rate
Medium
Asexual propagation prohibited?
No
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