Cinnamon Fern 

Osmunda cinnamomeae 


Cinnamon Fern (Copyright Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991.)

Family: Osmundaceae 
Habitat: Moist rich soil - woods; Coastal swamps and moist 
mountains; slopes of eastern US. 
Color: Fertile stalk has cinnamon color 
Height: 30-60 in 
Exposure: Shade to part sun 
Bloom Dates: 
Soil Moisture: Moist to wet 
Soil Quality: Rich 
Garden Uses: Strong focal point in large bed or garden. Best in 
moist, acidic soil. Width - 2-4 ft. 
Notes: Best in moist, acidic soil. Stately and versatile. 
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