Adiantum genus (Maidenhair fern). These are deciduous, semi-evergreen or evergreen ferns with rounded green leaves.
Deciduous, Semi-evergreens or Evergreens, Ferns
Tropical and sub-tropical areas world-wide.
The name Adiantum comes from the Greek 'adiantos' - dry or unwetted. This is reference to the way the leaves shed water, so that during a shower the leaves appear unwetted.
Ground cover, hanging baskets.
They are fully hardy to frost tender with a min 7-13C. They will prefer semi-shade and most species will prefer moist neutral to acidic soil. You should remove the fading fronds regularly.
Propagation is by the spores in the summer.
Aphids, mealy bugs, vine weevil and scale insects.
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