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Adiantum tricholepis


Adiantum tricholepis forms gracefully arching or pendulous clusters of fronds with hairs in the ultimate segments.

Adiantum tricholepis is a distinctive maidenhair fern that creeps and produces gracefully arching or pendulous clusters of fronds. The ultimate segments of the fronds are hairy, a rather unusual feature for a maidenhair. It performs best in soils with high organic matter and plenty of moisture but will tolerate dry situations.

Common Name: Fuzzy Maidenhair Fern

Family: Pteridaceae (The Maidenhair Fern Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

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Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

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Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour: Black

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: limestone cliffs along streams, on boulders in creeks, and among rocks on steep slopes


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Americas - Central and South America

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