Adiantum capillus - Plant

Adiantum capillus-veneris grows from 6 to 12 in (15 to 30 cm) in height; its fronds arising in clusters from creeping rhizomes 8 to 27.5 in (20 to 70 cm) tall, with very delicate, light green fronds much subdivided into pinnae 0.2 to 0.4 in (5 to 10 mm) long and broad; the frond rachis is black and wiry

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26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Adiantum capillus

Grow in consistently moist, neutral to alkaline soils in part shade to full shade. Plants in the wild will sprawl from wet limestone rocks. Native Missouri growing conditions are difficult to duplicate in home gardens.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name maidenhair fern
Maximum Reachable Height Adiantum capillusgrows from 6 to 12 in (15 to 30 cm) in height; its fronds arising in clusters from creeping rhizomes 8 to 27.5 in (20 to 70 cm) tall
Flower Colour green
Bloom Time Non-flowering
Difficulty Level Adiantum capillus is cultivated and widely available around the world for planting in natural landscape native plants and traditional shade gardens, for outdoor container gardens, and commonly as an indoor houseplant.

Planting and care

When growing maidenhair fern indoors, the plant prefers small containers and dislikes repotting. Maidenhair is also intolerant of low humidity or dry air from heating or cooling vents when grown in the home. Therefore, you will either need to mist the plant daily or set it on a water-filled pebble tray.

Adiantum capillus care

Adiantum capillus-veneris can also be propagated from spores. Collect the ripe spores from under spore-bearing pinnules (leaflets) and sow on the surface of a humus-rich sterilized soil. Keep the growing medium always moist by covering with a plastic bag over the pot.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 50oF
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Adiantum capillus special feature

Ornamental fern for shaded areas of woodland or native plant gardens.

Adiantum capillus uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • This plant is used medicinally by Native Americans
  • The Mahuna people use the plant internally for rheumatism, and the Navajo people of Kayenta, AZ use an infusion of the plant as a lotion for bumblebee and centipede stings
  • The Navajo people also smoke it or take it internally to treat mental illness

Culinary Use:

  • This plant is used medicinally by Native Americans
  • The Mahuna people use the plant internally for rheumatism, and the Navajo people of Kayenta, AZ use an infusion of the plant as a lotion for bumblebee and centipede stings
  • The Navajo people also smoke it or take it internally to treat mental illness

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Adiantum capillus ?

Adiantum capillus is commonly known as maidenhair fern

How tall do Adiantum capillus grow?

On average Adiantum capillus grows Adiantum capillusgrows from 6 to 12 in (15 to 30 cm) in height; its fronds arising in clusters from creeping rhizomes 8 to 27.5 in (20 to 70 cm) tall

What color are Adiantum capillus ?

A Adiantum capillus plant bears flowers of color green

When Adiantum capillus blooms?

With enough light, Adiantum capillus may produce green flowers in Non-flowering

How hard is Adiantum capillus to grow?

A Adiantum capillus is Adiantum capillus is cultivated and widely available around the world for planting in natural landscape native plants and traditional shade gardens, for outdoor container gardens, and commonly as an indoor houseplant.

How much sunlight does a Adiantum capillus need?

A Adiantum capillus prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

How much water does a Adiantum capillus need?

A Adiantum capillus prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Adiantum capillus need?

A Adiantum capillus prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Adiantum capillus like?

A Adiantum capillus prefers 50oF

How often should I fertilize my Adiantum capillus ?

To encourage Adiantum capillus growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Sunday, 17 November 2019

It is easiest to grow houseplant.

Archana Tiwari

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