How to grow Asplenium nidus

Asplenium nidus growing fern leaf plant of the genus Asplenium also known as Spleenworts nidus or Bird’s-nest ferns, Asplenium nidus perennial evergreen used as ornamental also house plant, grow in tropics climate 12+.

Asplenium nidus leaves

Leaves color green with purple stem in the middle leaves, 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 nidus 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 nidus


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