American Maidenhair Fern
Pronunciation: ad-ee-AN-tum ped-AH-tum
|Description||A popular cold hardy, North American native fern with distinctive, fan-shaped, lacy, green fronds on shiny black, curved stems. Spreads quickly in moist, lightly shaded areas with good air circulation. Use among traditional woodland plants beneath shade trees. Deciduous.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Blooms||Prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Forms dense clumps, 2 ft. tall and wide; slowly spreads with age.|
|Special Features||North American Native Selection|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hillside|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed frequently during growing season with general purpose fertilizer. Remove old fronds after new growth begins in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.