Osmunda cinnamomea /Cinnamon Fern

Osmunda cinnamomea   / Osmunda cinnamomea
Growing upon a moist, rocky cliff
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Growing upon a moist, rocky cliff

Growing under a tree in a moist, rocky area

A different view of the same growing conditions as previous image

Must have shade and moisture to have beautiful growth like this

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Scientific Name: Osmunda cinnamomea
Common Name: Cinnamon Fern
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Prefers acidic soils that are moist, rich and have lots of humus. It will grow satisfactorily under less than ideal conditions. Makes a large plant that may reach of height of 5 feet. Cinnamon colored fiber, from which it gets its name, is found near the base and is used in potting orchids.