adiantum pedatum (northern maidenhair fern) native

Size: 1 litre

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  • delicate bright green fronds with black-purple stems
  • spreads by shallow rhizomes to form a dense ground cover
  • slower growing fern, taking 2-3 years to reach mature size
  • foliage can be an interesting texture in arrangements
  • non-flowering
  • zone 3
  • height 30-50cm
  • spread 30-50cm 
  • adiantum are found in humus rich woodlands
  • grows best in a moist, well-drained, acidic to neutral soil, and is intolerant of clay conditions
  • spreads slowly by shallow rhizomes
  • propagate by division in early spring or by spores. Does not have any significant pests or disease
  • partial sun/shade, full shade
  • low maintenance
  • native to ontario
  • ground cover
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)