Scientific Name: Adiantum spp. Form: Mounded
Common Name:maidenhair fern Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PteridaceaeHabit: Spreading, Horizontal
Plant Type: Fern, Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Compound, Fern-like, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Bipinnate, Odd-pinnate, Tripinnate, Oblong, Rhomboidal, Sinuate
Flowers: n/a
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown
Exposure: Deep shade, Filtered shade
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Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Fronds are fan-shaped, lobed, and triangular; stalks are wiry and reddish-brown; sori marginal with a false indusium formed from the reflexed leaf margin.