Osmunda Cinnamomea "Cinnamon Fern"



Osmunda cinnamomea - Cinnamon Fern-

Deciduous. Native to eastern North America. Light green, erect fronds are lacy-like and pinnately compound. Fertile fronds emerge in the center of clumps and turn a cinnamon brown giving this fern its name. Cinnamon fern will reach 5' overtime if constantly moist. In average conditions it will grow 2'-3' tall. Cinnamon Fern spreads slowly by rhizomes and grows in vase shaped clumps. Thrives in rich, moist soil. Bright fern for the shade garden, woodland areas, stream and pond banks. Sun exposure in cooler climates requires consistent moisture.

  • Part Shade to Shade
  • Deciduous
  • Slow spreading by rhizomes
  • Fine textured,light green,lacy-like fronds
  • Tolerates sun with constant moisture
  • Cinnamon colored wooly fertile fronds
  • Height: 24-60 Inches
  • Spread: 24-36 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 2-10

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