Brittle Maidenhair Fern, Black Stick Maidenhair Fern
Adiantum tenerum 'Farleyense'

Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Adiantum (ad-ee-AN-tum) (Info)
Species: tenerum (TEN-er-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Farleyense

Category:

Ferns

Foliage Color:

Bronze-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bartow, Florida

Miami, Florida

Covington, Louisiana

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 2, 2005, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have been growing 'Farleyense' for about 10 years. It has been a lovely plant, but can't stand to dry out. I have propagated it by division.

MN4