Adiantum jordonii

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California Maidenhair Fern
California Maidenhair Fern
California Maidenhair Fern

Botanical Name: Adiantum jordanii
Common Name: California Maiden-Hair

Soft lush foliage is green. The perfect plant for your rock wall in the shade. Recommended under oaks or pines. Likes moisture from fall to spring. Dormant in summer if allowed to dry out.


Plant Family: Pteridaceae

Plant Type: Fern

Height by Width: 1.5' H x 1' W

Growth Habit: Low, draping or clinging

Deciduous/Evergreen: Stress deciduous

Growth Rate: Moderate

Sun Exposure: Shade

Soil Preference: Adaptable

Water Requiremenets: Regular

Cold Hardy to: 32 degrees F

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Endangered? Not listed

Distribution: Throughout California Floristic Province except Cascade Range and High Sierra Nevada

Natural Habitat: Shaded hillsides, moist woods below 4,000'

Hummingbirds: FALSE
Birds: TRUE
Under Oaks: TRUE
Butterflies: FALSE
Clay: FALSE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: FALSE
Container: FALSE



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