Bird Nest Fern, Asplenium nidus - Plant

From the range of ferns that can be grown indoors this plant has larger leaflets than most and gives that large full leaf foliage plant appearance.

    What makes it special:
  • Attractive foliage plant
  • Best plant for AC rooms
  • Zero maintenance plant
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Bird Nest Fern, Asplenium nidus Plant
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5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Bird Nest Fern, Asplenium nidus

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches (10 - 21 cm)

Interesting Fact: Leaves are borne from a central, funnel-shaped rosette of fuzzy, brown wool where the emerging fronds resemble bird's eggs, giving the plant its common name.

The fern, which grows at the base of large branches, has a unique ability to trap water and develop its own store of humus. Epiphytic fern having a stout and erect rhizome, bearing a rosette of leaves at the top. Leaf stalks are stout and almost black, leaf length can be up to 150 cm or more and up to 20 cm wide. It narrows gradually, tapering both towards the pointed tip and towards the base. Spores are light brown, transparent when fresh.

Common name(s): Bird's Nest Fern, Rumah Langsuyar, Paku Pandan
Flower colours: NA
Bloom time: Non-flowering
Max reachable height: Up to 3 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight: Partial sunlight
    Soil: Nutrient-rich loamy soil
    Water: Medium
    Temperature: 25 to 40 degrees Celsius
    Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

    Caring for Bird Nest Fern


      Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

      Sunlight:
    • Keep the plant in partial sunlight area.
    • Also, keep the plant indoor condition where the bright light is available.

    • Soil:
    • Use nutrient rich, well drained, well aereted, and porous potting mix.

    • Watering:
    • Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch.
    • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
    • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

    • Application of Fertilizer:
    • Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
    • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

    • Re-potting:
    • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
    • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.

    • For re-potting procedure click here

      Plant Protection:
    • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.

    Typical uses of Bird Nest Fern

    Special features: Attractive foliage plant

    Ornamental use: This plant is an excellent container or house plant.

    References

    • https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/special-pages/plant-detail.aspx?id=1541
    • https://www.greengardeningcookingcuring.com/Ferns.html
    • http://www.casaflora.com/plant/fishtail/


    Reviews

    Monday, 27 July 2020

    what are the dimensions of the pot?

    Iola Swanton

    Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    Very good garden plants, worth enough for normal gardening. Got for deal price.

    Leena Skaria

    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    I have got a healthy plant with great packageing.Thanks to nurserylive to give me a great satisfaction.

    Titiksha Goel
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