- Flower nameAdiantum pedatum
- Scientific nameAdiantum pedatum
- AliasAdiantum pedatum, 孔雀羊歯
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringLow mountains, Bonsai, Potted flower, Ornamental plants
- Flowering season
What is Adiantum pedatum
Adiantum pedatum, the northern maidenhair fern or Kujaku shida (scientific name: Adiantum pedatum) is a summergreen fern native to Japan, belonging to the genus Adiantum. It grows naturally in the foothills of mountains from Hokkaido to Honshu and Shikoku. It has been a familiar amphibian since ancient times. In summer, its green leaves spread out horizontally like soft feathers, creating a cool atmosphere. The young leaves have a reddish tinge. The underside of the leaf has a claw-like edge of white-green sorus.
Common name: Adiantum pedatum, scientific name: Adiantum pedatum, plant height: 30 cm, petiole length: 14-45 cm, leaf width: 15-25 cm, leaf width: 30 cm, leaf shape: pinnate compound leaf, leaf margin: serrated Leaf margin: serrated; uses: houseplant, shade garden.