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Fern 'Maidenhair'

Fern 'Maidenhair'

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The Fern 'Maidenhair', scientifically Adiantium capillus-veneris, is a delicate and visually enchanting houseplant, prized for its feathery, light green fronds. This plant displays a graceful and spreading growth habit, with fronds cascading gently from the central stem. At full growth, the 'Maidenhair' Fern achieves a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Adiantium capillus-veneris

Common: Black Maidenhair Fern, Maidenhair Fern, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Hair Fern

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
  • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Pteridaceae family, also known as the Maidenhair Fern family, which is a large family of ferns that includes over 950 species.
  • Ferns are native to various regions worldwide, including tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones.
  • Ferns are one of the oldest groups of plants, dating back to prehistoric times.
  • Some species of ferns can grow quite large, making them a dramatic focal point in a room or garden.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • High Maintenance

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