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True Maidenhair Fern,

Adiantum capillus-veneris

True maidenhair fern, , Maidenhair fern,, Capillaire,, Dudder grass, , Venus's hair,, Venus maidenhair,, Southern maidenhair,, Black maidenhair,

Planning

Difficulty
Easy

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Partial Sun, Full Shade
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Alkaline, Neutral, Acid
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Notes
This low maintenance fern is grown as a houseplant in the uk but it also suits urban chic courtyard/patio gardens as under planting in flower beds/borders.

Personality

Family
Pteridaceae

Problems

Can suffer from scale insects.
Smut
Smut
Ustilaginales

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