Aleutian maidenhair Adiantum aleuticum ferns can be either evergreen or deciduous and are perennial with a mature height to around 50cm over 5-10 years.
Aleutian maidenhair Fern – Adiantum aleuticum
The shiny black stalks with green foliage make an attractive addition to any south, west, or east facing shade garden.
A. aleuticum are clump forming ferns that prefer partial shade or full shade in either sheltered or exposed locations.
Origin North America
Cultivate Aleutian maidenhair Fern
Preferred soil and conditions for cultivation of Aleutian maidenhair (Adiantum aleuticum) is outdoors in moderately fertile, moist well drained soil.
A. aleuticum – Aleutian maidenhair Fern
Propagate by sowing the ripe fern spores.
Damaged or dead fronds can be removed in spring. No need to prune.
Pests and Disease
As an outdoor fern plant they are generally free from disease. If sown under glass they may attract scale insects.
Common name – Aleutian maidenhair Fern
Family – Pteridaceae
Genus – Adiantum
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