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Northern Maidenhair, American Maidenhair


Like other Maidenhair ferns, this fern has a soft, elegant appearance, and it makes an excellent selection for cool, shady, spots that receive plenty of moisture. The bright green, finger-like fronds are held high on stems that may reach two feet tall.

Adiantum pedatum

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Soft

Leaf shape : Finger-like

Leaf color : Mid-green

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 1-2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-2 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -30 to -25 F( Z4a)

Sunset zone : 1-7, 14-17

Water requirements : Ample

Light exposure : Partial Shade

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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