How to grow Staghorn Fern

Staghorn Fern grow and care – epiphytes fern leaf plant of the genus Platycerium also known as Platycerium bifurcatum, Staghorn Fern perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Staghorn Fern leaves

Leaves color green grayish with brown in staghorn deer shape, there are two kinds of leaves, leaves that looks like horns, in the middle its cover leaves kind of round shield that cover the base of the leaves and protect the base of the plants.

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How to grow Staghorn Fern growing and care:

Humidity, moist, more than 3C, rainwater

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (easier)

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Vulnerable

Planting season:
All year, outside the topic spring

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Old and dead leaves

Size of the plant?
0.4-1.6 m, 16-64 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade (mostly shade) / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes

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

Scientific name:

Platycerium bifurcatum

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רשימת קטגוריות

Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Brown leaves
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Epiphyte
  • Evergreen
  • Fern
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13