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Adiantum pedatum

Northern Maidenhair Fern

Plant Type: Fern
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

Dainty bright green fronds on shiny black stems create a light, airy texture. Spreads by shallow rhizomes to form a dense groundcover . Thrives in moist, loose, rich soil.





Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Wonderful foliage accent for shade beds, borders and landscape containers.

Adiantum pedatum Plant Care:

Prefers moist, organic, acidic soil in full shade. Spreads slowly by rhizomes.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Northern Maidenhair Fern Merit Awards and Special Collections

Northern Maidenhair Fern Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

EARLY (March-April), MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Early Season (March - April)
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

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