Scientific Name: Osmunda cinnamomea Form: Vase
Common Name:cinnamon fern Texture:Medium
Family Name:OsmundaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright
Plant Type: Fern Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast, South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Compound, Fern-like, Basal, Tomentose, Bipinnate, Lanceolate
Flowers:
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown, May
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Bog, Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Specimen plant, Wetland - bogs, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Fronds erect, pinnately-compound, yellowish-green, up to 1.2 m long with cinnamon colored fibers found near the bases; spore-bearing fronds emerge early spring and soon turn brown.