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Adiantum raddianum 'Crested Majus' (Maidenhair fern)

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Grevilleas. Learn all about grevilleas from native plant expert Angus Stewart.

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Plant description

adiantum raddianum maidenhair fern crested majus 2

adiantum raddianum maidenhair fern crested majus 1

Adiantum 'Crested Majus' is a larger variety of maidenhair fern that does well in cooler climates. It has shiny black stems with dainty round leaves. It likes a moist and peaty soil. Likes a partly shaded position to very shady, and can be grown indoors. Mist weekly to increase humidity around the plant. Snip off any dead growth close to the base to keep the plant tidy. Does well under trees, in containers and hanging baskets. Feed in the warm months with a half strength liquid fertiliser.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist.

Clay: not specified.

Sand: not specified.

Pests

Mealy bug

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Half strength liquid fertiliser in the warm months.

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