Bright to light shaded spots with high humidity are welcome. Direct sunlight especially hot summer afternoon sun will cause leaf burn.
Mixes for container plants, vegetables or herbs can be used.
Keep the soil evenly moist but not wet. Allow to max. dry to 60 % of the pots height before adding water.
From spring to fall a half diluted standard liquid fertilizer can be given every month or second month. New bought or recently repotted plants don’t need to be fed for the first year.
Adiantum caudatum likes it warm and needs a minimum temperature of 15 °C (59 °F).
By division or spores.
The soft leaves do not tolerate direct sun.
The Maidenhair-Fern likes warm spots with high humidity.
- Scientific name
- Common name(s)
Walking Maidenhair, Tailed Maidenhair or Trailing Maidenhair (Fern)
South Eastern Asia
15 to 30 cm
No but not edible