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Adiantum pedatum

Northern maidenhair fern

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-8
1.5-2.5'
1-1.5'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Clumping
Fern
Perennial

Maidenhair Fern

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
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Violet/ pinkish
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Loam
Acidic
Soil Preference
Hummusy, rich, well-drained
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Rich wooded slopes and bottomlands, moist shaded areas
Eastern US to Georgia, west to South Dakota and Oklahoma
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Heavy shade
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Heavy shade
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
Fronds brown in high heat with insifficient moisture
COMPANION PLANTS
Solomon's seal,Black cohosh,Wild Geranium
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES

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