Osmunda cinnamomea - Cinnamon Fern


Osmunda cinnamomea is a native fern that grows in 2-3' tall clumps.  It has spore-bearing fronds and cinnamon brown fiddleheads in early spring, followed by yellowish-green sterile fronds that are attractive through the season. Truly a lovely fern.

Type: Fern
Family: Osmundaceae
Native Range: Americas and eastern Asia
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Bloom Description: Non-flowering
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Tolerate: Rabbit, Heavy Shade, Black Walnut