Adiantum peruvianum

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 Adiantum peruvianum subsp. var.  Peruvian maidenhair fern, Silver dollar maidenhair fern
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Habit: fern
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 32 in to 40 in
Width: 32 in to 40 in
Lifespan: perennial
Origin: Peru
Exposure: part-sun, shade
Water: wet, moist
Features: foliage
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USDA Zones: 10 to 12
Sunset Zones: Indoor or greenhouse
Flower features:
Adiantaceae > Adiantum peruvianum var. ,

Adiantum peruvianum (also called silver-dollar fern, Peruvian maidenhair) is a fern in the genus Adiantum. It has black stems and large flat pinnules. It is frequently grown as an ornamental greenhouse or house plant, and is favored for its unusually large pinnules.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Adiantum peruvianum, Klotzsch. Lvs. 1 ft. or more long, on polished stipes; with obliquely ovate pointed lfts. 2 in. long by l 1/2 in. wide, on slender stalks; sori 8-10 on either side of the lfts., twice as long as wide. Peru.

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