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Delta Maidenhair
Scientific Name: Adiantum raddianum K. Presl
Synonym: Adiantum cuneatum
Family: Pteridaceae
Delta Maidenhair (Adiantum  raddianum)
Adiantum raddianum, Photo by Forest & Kim Starr
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Sun Exposure: Bright shade

Origin: Central and South America, Mexico, West Indies, in rocky outcrops, cliff faces, and moist stream banks

Growth Habits:

Watering Needs: Abundant water, needs good drainages, like neutral to alkaline soil


This is the maidenfern that is the bas for most cultivars.

Adiantum raddianum, Photo by Forest & Kim Starr

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

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