Adiantum raddianum – Maidenhair fern

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Adiantum raddianum Maidenhair fern

Brazil; 50cm
Requires ample light, but no direct sun.
Moderate watering.
Potting mixtures of loam, leaf mould, peat moss and river sand.
Monthly applications of liquid fertilizer.
Provide frost protection.
Propagate from spores.

The commonly grown maidenhair fern is popular and used greatly by florists. It's got fine and delicate foliage. Also ideally suited to hanging baskets.
A. gracillimum has bronzy fine leaves when young.

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