Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum hispidulum)


Ordering: Plants available for in-store pickup usually within three hours or local Portland, OR shipping which can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday.

Common Name(s): maidenhair fern, five-finger fern, 

Description: Beautiful, wispy green foliage on long, thin, black stems.

Light: Bright, indirect light.

Water: Keep moist, do not allow to dry.

Other Care: This plant flourishes in high humidity.

Origins: Native to the United States.

Other Interesting Facts: Maidenhair fern is the source of a pleasantly aromatic volatile oil long used as a rinse or shampoo that rendered black hair very shiny, hence the name Maidenhair. Part of the Vittarioid Fern (Vittarioideae) family.

Collections: Houseplants

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