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Asplenium Nidus - Birds Nest Fern

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In our experience, the Asplenium family are a little less troublesome than other types of fern - excellent news if you're a beginner! They'll be happiest in medium to bright indirect light and will appreciate warmer temperatures and higher humidity - a perfect choice for a sunny bathroom! Pot size: 12cm Length: 35cm Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of... Read more

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In our experience, the Asplenium family are a little less troublesome than other types of fern - excellent news if you're a beginner! They'll be happiest in medium to bright indirect light and will appreciate warmer temperatures and higher humidity - a perfect choice for a sunny bathroom!

Pot size: 12cm

Length: 35cm

Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.

Spring/Summer Autumn/Winter
Bright indirect light but keep away from direct sun which can burn the delicate foliage.
Bright indirect light if they are still actively growing.
Water when the top inch of soil is dry.
Cut back on watering in the winter months.
Prefers warmer temperatures and higher humidity.
Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.
Feed once every couple of weeks throughout the growing season. Do not feed in autumn and winter unless the plants is still actively growing.


Common Name:
 Birds Nest Fern

Scientific Name: Asplenium Nidus

Family: Aspleniaceae

Origin: Tropical Africa, Asia & Australia

Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and animals.

Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.

Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.

Propagation: These plants cannot be easily propagated at home.

Common problems: Low humidity can result in brown leaf tips and pale foliage could mean your plant needs a dose of fertiliser - and keep an eye out for scale!

Care Tips: Place these on a tray of pebbles and water to increase humidity!

Fun Fact: These plants are epiphytes, meaning they grow on other plants and get most of their nutrients from the air and rain!

Other varieties: Lace Fern, Boston Fern, Foxtail Fern

Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments. 

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