How to grow Asplenium antiquum

Asplenium antiquum growing fern leaf plant of the genus Asplenium also known as Spleenworts antiquum or Bird’s-nest ferns, Asplenium antiquum perennial evergreen used as ornamental also house plant, grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 11+.

Asplenium antiquum leaves

Leaves color green in elliptic shape and wavy, leaves grow as rosette structure, the young leaves grow from the middle and rolled in the top.

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Requirements for Asplenium antiquum growing and care:

Humidity, More than 15C

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year (better in the spring)

Pests and diseases:
Slugs, snails

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Old leaves

Size of the plant?
0.4-1 m, 16-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Scientific name:

Asplenium antiquum


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