Adiantum pedatum, Northern Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum pedatum, Northern Maidenhair Fern

A Missouri and Illinois native fern, Northern Maidenhair Fern, Adiantum pedatum, graces the garden with finely textured soft green rounded fronds and dark brown-black stems. Creates a delicate look in the woodland garden. Easy to grow in average, well drained soil in part shade to full shade. Spreads by rhizomes to form large colonies.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Adiantum pedatum

Common Name

Northern Maidenhair Fern

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade

Height

12-30″

Width

12-18″

Uses

Illinois Native Plant, Beds, Missouri Native Plant, Naturalize, Woodland Gardens

Soil

Average, Rich

Water Needs

Average

Zone

3-8

Plant Type

Fern