How to grow Asplenium trichomanes

Asplenium trichomanes grow and care – fern leaf plant of the genus Asplenium also known as Spleenworts nidus or Bird’s-nest ferns, Asplenium trichomanes perennial evergreen used as ornamental also house plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-8.

Asplenium trichomanes leaves

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

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How to grow Asplenium trichomanes growing and care:

Humidity, cool temperature

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

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer

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 indoor as houseplant?

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

Scientific name:

Asplenium trichomanes

How to grow Asplenium trichomanes

Asplenium trichomanes


  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Fern
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 2
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8