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Adiantum aethiopicum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Adiantum aethiopicum Creeping Maidenhair Fern,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Dense, Pendulous, Spreading

Description:
Popular finely foliaged native evergreen fern. Arching black stalks with fronds unfold to reveal soft, apple-green coloured triangular leaflets. Growing from underground rhizomes this plant is a very popular choice for indoor plant use and hanging baskets. Requires high humidity, moisture and indirect sunlight.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Pteridaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: High, Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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