Plant Finder


Asplenium antiquum Hurricane

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Asplenium antiquum Hurricane Japanese Birds Nest Fern,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Rosette

This epiphytic fern naturally grows on rocks and up trees in humid, rainforest regions. Lime green wavy edged fronds grow in a circular habit. New fronds are delicate and open from the centre of the rosette, unrolling as they age. Great addition to a tropical themed garden, hanging basket or potted feature.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
TBA Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Aspleniaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low