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Maidenhair Fern

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Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Year Round
Sun & Shade,
Border Plants, Deer Resistant,
Border Plants, Deer Resistant,

Reviews (5)

  • 5
    No maintenance

    Posted by Jilliam Acherman on 31st Mar 2017

    So far in a year I have had no maintenance for this fern. Nothing from the ordinary cutting back in the winter, etc.

  • 4
    Easy to take care of

    Posted by CJ on 30th Mar 2017

    I love these because as long as you keep them in the shade with little sun and give them water they will grow.

  • 5
    Love My Plants People!

    Posted by Bob Peters on 30th Mar 2017

    It is a must have around a water garden

  • 5

    Posted by Genevieve Maddox on 28th Mar 2017

    Thanks is all I can say for a great plant and great customer service

  • 4
    Great shade plant

    Posted by Frank on 9th May 2016

    This plant does the best in the shade. I made the mistake and planted it in sun and needless to say it burnt. :(

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round


Maidenhair Fern - Adiantum

Maidenhair Fern can be found all over the world so isn’t native to anywhere and can only be seen as long as its conditions are correct. They are typically found along Riverbanks, close to hot springs, in the Crevices of Cliffs and many other places. There is an extensive range of areas. This particular Fern Grows. Even with that, it is a threatened species in Australia and Canada. It does not like to dry out for even a short time. You must keep it well Watered; It will grow happily Indoors or Outside.

Choose the spot for your fern carefully in a beautiful, well-lighted place but avoid direct sunlight to prevent drying it out, which leads to burning. They can also be located growing in a lot of areas such as wooded areas where the soils are moist, and the locations are shady. 

Maidenhair Ferns are great to use in natural areas and also around large trees where the sunlight does not get.

This is a great way to bring in lots of color and vibrancy to an area or garden.Native to temperate and near-temperate regions east of the Mississippi River, maidenhair fern (Adiantum spp.) is an herbaceous perennial. Maidenhair ferns grow one to two feet high in partial or deep shady areas of deciduous woodlands, thriving in the rich woodland soil. They have light, gray-green foliage on dark brown or black stems.

Maidenhair Ferns are easy to grow which makes them very popular with gardeners and homeowners.

The darkness of their stems contrasted with the bright color of their leaves makes the leaves appear to float in the air in their native forest. Maidenhair ferns spread about two feet across with their fronds up to 12 inches long. Each frond grows horizontally with up to 24 pairs of leaflets spiraling along it. Initially fan-shaped, the leaflets become oblong as they mature, but the terminal booklet retains its fan shape.




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Maidenhair Fern

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