ADIANTUM Hispidulum


Fronds pedately divided, pink when young but maturing to very dark green, grows to height of 12”, plant in a sheltered position



Adiantum hispidulum, commonly known as Rough Maidenhair Fern or five-fingered jack, is a small fern in the family Pteridaceae of widespread distribution. It is found in Africa, Australia, Polynesia, Malesia, New Zealand and other Pacific Islands. Its fronds rise in clumps from rhizomes among rocks or in the soil in sheltered areas.

Additional information

Common Name

Rough maidenhair fern


Plant in shelter spot


30 cms


Grows in partial shade

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