Aleutian maidenhair Adiantum aleuticum

Aleutian maidenhair


A. aleuticum is a deciduous or semi-evergreen, perennial fern to 50cm or more, with black-stalked, green, pedately divided fronds composed of oblong segments

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Aleutian maidenhair

    • Common names

      Adiantum pedatum var. aleuticum, Adiantum pedatum

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade, Full Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Patio & Container Plants Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by spores

  • insectPests

    Scale insects may be a problem under glass

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free