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Western Maidenhair Fern, Western Five-Finger Fern

A small to medium fern with a spreading clump of finely cut, thin textured, bright green fronds forked to make a finger-like pattern atop dark slender wiry stems. The airy fresh display provided by this plant is an excellent choice for containers and shaded beds. Deciduous with frost.

Adiantum aleuticum (A. pedatum a.)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Thin

Leaf length : 8-12"

Leaf shape : Fan-shaped or funnel-shaped

Leaf color : Bright green

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 1-2 1/2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-2 1/2 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -40 to -35 F( Z3a)

Sunset zone : 1-7, 14-21

Water requirements : Ample

Light exposure : Partial Shade

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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