The Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium nidus) is a popular ornamental plant native to tropical regions of Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. It gets its common name from the fact that it typically grows in the crooks of tree branches, resembling a bird's nest.
The Bird's Nest Fern has large, glossy green fronds that grow in a circular, nest-like shape. Each frond can grow up to 3 feet in length, and they are typically spaced far apart on the plant, giving it a sparse, airy appearance. The fronds are thick and fleshy, with a wavy or crinkled texture. The plant's roots are shallow and fibrous, and it does not produce flowers.
In its natural habitat, the Bird's Nest Fern grows as an epiphyte, meaning it grows on other plants for support but does not harm them. In cultivation, it is commonly grown in pots or hanging baskets, and it does well in a variety of indoor environments. It can tolerate low light levels, but it prefers bright, indirect light and high humidity. It is sensitive to drought, so it should be watered regularly, but not to the point of excess moisture.
Overall, the Bird's Nest Fern is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to care for, making it a popular choice for beginners and experienced gardeners alike. Its unique appearance and ability to thrive in indoor environments make it a popular choice for adding a tropical touch to any home or office.
What's in the Box
|Plant||1 Bird's Nest Fern 8-14" Tall Plant|
|Pot||Nursery Pot of 6"|
|Soil||Special Soil Mix to retain Moisture & Slow Release Fertilizer|