American Maidenhair Fern
|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|
|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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