Adiantum Raddianum, Maidenhair Fern - Plant

Adiantum raddianum also was known as maidenhair fern is one of the most popular ferns to grow indoors.
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1Adiantum Raddianum, Maidenhair Fern - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Adiantum Raddianum

Adiantum raddianum also was known as maidenhair fern is one of the most popular ferns to grow indoors. Its common name comes from its shiny, dark leafstalks that resemble human hair. The houseplant that may be considered for bathroom areas and bright areas with some diffused sun.

Hanging baskets, pots or containers.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Adiantum Raddianum, Maidenhair Fern, Fragrans .
Maximum Reachable Height 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Flower Colour Not defined
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

As with temperature, consistent humidity is very important.
Maidenhair Ferns prefer high humidity but do not like to be misted so placing them on a pebble tray filled with water is the best solution.
Be sure the plant is sitting on the pebbles and not in the water.
Dry air causes the leaflets on the fronds to shrivel.

Adiantum Raddianum care

Ferns do not produce flowers, therefore they cannot produce seeds. They reproduce with spores that form on the underside of the fronds. Propagating ferns with spores is a fun and fairly easy method of growing new ferns, but it can take 3-4 years to grow a mature plant.

Sunlight Part shade
Watering medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
Harvest Season Not defined

Adiantum Raddianum special feature

Adiantum raddianum commonly called Delta maidenhair fern, and its cultivars are perhaps the most commonly grown of the non-winter hardy maidenhair ferns. Triangular, 3- or 4-pinnate fronds with dark stalks emerge from a dense rootstock of short, branching rhizomes.

Adiantum Raddianum uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for the ornamental purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

When to plant fern bulbs?

You can plant Fern bulbs in the spring and summer season for better result(Feb-April).

Do fern plants need sunlight?

Ferns need indirect bright light. In case of direct sunlight the leaves may get burnt.

Can fern plants be outside?

Yes, you can plant fern outside in your garden at shady location where indirect bright light is available.

Will ferns grow in full shade?

Yes, Ferns can grow in full shade, wherever indirect bright light is available.

Are fern plants poisonous?

No, all ferns are not poisonous but spore of some ferns plants are poisonous if they are ingested.

Will ferns grow in sandy soil?

Yes, they can grow in sandy soil. Make sure the growing medium is not dried out for long time.

What does a fern plant look like?

It depends on the species of Ferns plants but most of the Ferns have some similar character like the leaves of ferns are called fronds and they all have different sizes, shapes and textures. There are the tiny, soft fronds of maidenhair ferns, the fronds of many ferns begin as small, curled balls as they grow, they change shape and start to look like the neck of a violin. All ferns have spores that look like small dots on the undersides of the fronds.

How to plant fern bulbs?

To plant consider the following points 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving indirect bright light. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get indirect bright light. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).

Do fern plants need a lot of water?

No Ferns doesn't need lot of water like other plants . Just apply water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Can fern grow indoors?

Yes, you can grow Fern indoors wherever indirect bright light is available. Also Ferns require more humidity.

How to revive the fern plant?

Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants, and water it when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Avoid it from harsh sunlight and keep it in shade location. Apply any balanced organic fertilizer and apply water immediately after fertilizer application.

When to repot the fern plant?

You can repot your fern plants if you seen these signs. 1. If the plants overgrown in the current pot. 2. If roots are growing through the drainage hole at the bottom of the planter. 3. If roots are pushing the plant up, out of the planter.

How to grow fern plants?

You can grow your fern plants from spores, from bulbs, by splitting near root-ball etc. 1. Sunlight- Indirect bright light is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. Note - For further details check the product description on

What are fern plants good for?

Ferns are recommended as low maintenance houseplants. They are good as mass of lush green foliage, some ferns are best known for air purifying houseplants. This evergreen plant not only helps to rid the home of harmful toxins it improves humidity by helping to restore moisture to the air naturally.

When to plant fern?

It is always better to plant fern in the month of February to June.

Can fern grow in water?

Fern can grow in water, if they are trained to grow it from its initial stage, better to pour some water on top of the pebbles, as the water evaporates, the humidity will help the fern to grow.

Where to plant fern?

You can plant your fern in any shady location where indirect bright are available.

Why is my fern plant leaves turning brown?

The browning of fern leaf is mainly due to over-watering, under watering and exposure to dry air.

Where do fern plants grow?

Ferns plants grow in different places like moist places, shady forests, crevices in rock faces, particularly when sheltered from the full sun, acid wetlands including bogs and swamps etc. In House grow them to decorate living room corners etc.


Monday, 10 February 2020

Good one.. Good plant growth & good packing...


Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.

Gaurav Narwania

Sunday, 24 November 2019

M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..

vinita khandegar
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