Maidenhair Fern
Adiantum capillus-veneris
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

Photo

Names

Other common names black maidenhair fern
Family Adiantaceae

Characteristics

Growth form fern - horsetail
Hardiness USDA 7 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -17°C)
Leaf color
  • green
Repotting months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    3
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    4
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    5
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Repotting frequency yearly
Pruning true