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Adiantum capillus-veneris

Southern Maidenhair Fern

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Adiantum capillus-veneris (Southern Maidenhair Fern)
How You Say It:

The cascading, triangular fronds of this deciduous fern can grow one to two feet in length. The leaves are shiny while the stems are dark.

Additional Information:


Height
10-18 Inches

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Spread
15-24 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Light Green


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense), Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis), Fragrant Sumac (Rhus aromatica), Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACU

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

High

Sun Exposure

Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map