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Adiantum tenerum 'Farleyense'/Farley Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum tenerum 'Farleyense' / Adiantum tenerum 'Farleyense'
Summer foliage
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Summer foliage

This fern makes an excellent ground cover planting for small spaces

Ginkgo-shaped leaves and shiny, black stems

Cascading character of this fern

A handsome specimen growing on a conservatory wall at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park

Long cascading fronds

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Scientific Name: Adiantum tenerum 'Farleyense'
Common Name: Farley Maidenhair Fern
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: A tropical fern which is grown only in areas that receive lttle or no freezing weather. Provide a fertile, well drained soil with a generous amount of humus incorporated into the planting mix.