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Adiantum venustum

Himalayan Maidenhair Fern

Black stems holding small, delicate, soft green leaves. A slower growing fern, taking 2-3 years to reach mature size. Foliage can be an interesting texture in arrangements.

  • »  Black stems holding small, delicate, soft green leaves
  • »  Slower growing fern, taking 2-3 years to reach mature size
  • »  Foliage can be an interesting texture in arrangements

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  • Category:Ferns
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:20-30 cm
  • Spread:30-50 cm
  • Bloom Color: Non-flowering
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Growth Rate
Slow
Habit
Clumping
Compact
Spreading
Foliage Color
Green
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Adiantum venustum

Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (1993).

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Adiantum venustum

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. This Species is not a good choice for dry shade.