Plant Catalog - ADIANTUM PEDATUM
NORTHERN MAIDENHAIR FERN, FIVE FINGERED FERN
A deciduous fern with a slowly-spreading growth habit. Cool-green leaflets are held together by dark, wiry stems. Fronds branch out in fingerlike projections. Young, pink fiddleheads emerge in spring. Place in a shady, moist, well-drained site. Thrives best in humusy soil.
USDA zones: 3 - 8
Sunset zones: A3, 1 - 7, 14 - 17
Mature size: 1 - 2 feet high and wide
Light needs: partial to full shade
Water needs: ample water