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Osmunda cinnamomea

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Osmunda cinnamomea - Cinnamon Fern

Osmunda cinnamomea - Cinnamon Fern

More About Osmunda cinnamomea

  • Erect, mid-green, lanceolate fronds
  • Narrow, cinnamon-coloured fertile fronds appear in the spring
  • Upright, clumping form with exposed wiry black roots
  • Deciduous

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

70-125 cm

Spread:

60-75 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Cinnamon Fern Growing and Maintenance Tips

Osmunda grows best in a moist to average soil, in partial to full shade. They need constant moisture, do not like to dry out and are most commonly found in waterlogged or swampy areas.


Osmunda cinnamomea Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge