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Adiantum venustum

More About Adiantum venustum

  • 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

Interesting Notes:

Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (1993).

Zone:

3

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

30-50 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Himalayan Maidenhair Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

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. 


Adiantum venustum Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous

Habit

Compact
Spreading
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Naturalizing
Patio plants
Woodland/woods edge