Adiantum pedatum

Common name: Maidenhair Fern

Native plant

Northern Maidenhair Fern has delicate, 8-20" fronds, with dark, shiny stems. They form a graceful, fan-like pattern that is unique among native ferns. Burgundy-red fiddleheads appear in early spring. Typically grows 1.5' to 2' tall in average, medium, well-drained soil, part shade to full shade. Spreads slowly by creeping, branching rhizomes to form large colonies over time.  

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Per unit for pint growing method $5.50
Flats $70

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Eastern Exposure / Morning Sun, High Canopy Shade (Usually from oaks), Partial Sun / Part Shade, Shade

Bloom period


Urban environment

Requires Protected Site


Sandy Soils, Woodlands

Growth form

Shrubby/Clump, Colonizing / Spreading

Growth rate


Flower color


Fall color



Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Feet
Max height
2 Feet
Max width
1 Feet

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