Maidenhair fern growing fern rhizome of the genus Adiantum also known as Walking fern, Maidenhair fern perennial evergreen or cold deciduous used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, subtropics, tropic or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5+.

Maidenhair fern leaves

Leaves color can be: green, red, yellow or more than one color, shape can be: ovate, round, square, elliptic, margin structure can be: teeth, serrated, lobed or entire, can be with bumps (also can be bumps in horseshoe shape), shape leaves grow in pinnate structure in triangle.

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Requirements for Maidenhair fern growing and care:

Rich soil, drainage, moist soil, humidity

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
30-70 cm, 12-28 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

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