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Beautiful and Hardy | Adiantum Trapeziforme and A. Capillus-Veneris Ferns for Your Garden

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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Giant Maiden Hair Fern, Maidenhair Fern
Regional name:
Gujarati - Hanspadi, Kannada - Pursha, Marathi - Hansraj, Punjabi - Gunkiri, Sanskrit - Brahmadani, Tamil - Mayirsikki, Urdu - Mobarkha
Ferns, Medicinal Plants, Indoor Plants, Shrubs, Groundcovers
Polypodiaceae or Fern family

The Maidenhair fern, also known as Adiantum, is a delicate and graceful plant species native to many parts of the world, including North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. It is known for its delicate, black stalks and feathery green leaves that resemble the hair of a young maiden, hence the name "Maidenhair."


  • Light: Maidenhair ferns prefer bright indirect light, but will also grow well in low light conditions. Avoid direct sun exposure as it can scorch the delicate leaves.
  • Soil: They prefer a rich, well-draining soil that is high in organic matter. A mix of potting soil, peat moss, and perlite is a good option.
  • Water: Keep the soil evenly moist, but not waterlogged. Reduce watering in the winter when the plant is dormant.
  • Humidity: Maidenhair ferns prefer a high level of humidity, so mist the leaves regularly, or place a tray of water near the plant.
  • Temperature: They prefer temperatures between 60°F and 75°F (16°C - 24°C) and should be protected from cold drafts.


  • Fertilization: Maidenhair ferns benefit from regular fertilization, especially during the growing season. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 2-4 weeks.
  • Pruning: Prune yellow or damaged leaves as needed. If the plant becomes leggy, you can cut it back to encourage new growth.
  • Repotting: Repot every 2-3 years, or when the plant becomes root-bound. Choose a container that is 1-2 inches larger than the previous one and use a well-draining potting mix.


  • Air purification: Maidenhair ferns are known to purify the air by removing pollutants such as formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene.
  • Decoration: Their delicate appearance and graceful growth make them a popular choice for decorating homes, offices, and public spaces.
  • Humidity: They can increase the humidity in a room, which can be beneficial for those with dry skin or respiratory issues.

In conclusion, the Maidenhair fern is a beautiful and delicate plant that can bring grace and elegance to any space. With proper care, it can thrive and bring benefits to your indoor environment.