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Adiantum x tracyi


Adiantum x tracyi is a rare hybrid fern with black stems and lacy, bright green fronds. Sure to delight in the shade garden.

Tracy's maidenhair fern (Adiantum x tracyi) is an attractive sterile cross between A. jordanii (maternal parent) and A. aleuticum that occurs where the two species grow together in California. It is a protected California native fern. It can grow to 1-2 feet tall and wide with light green, lacy foliage on black stipes. Our tissue cultured clones are heat tolerant.

Common Name: Tracy’s Maidenhair Fern

Family: Pteridaceae (The Maidenhair Fern Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

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Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

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Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Black

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rock crevices and on forest slopes.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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