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Asplenium nidus

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Asplenium nidus

Aspnid
Birds Nest Fern,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B4
Size: 17cm
Available: 13
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.31 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.54 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Asplenium nidus Birds Nest Fern,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Epiphytic, Rosette

Description:
This epiphytic fern naturally grows on rocks and up trees in humid, rainforest regions. Lime green leathery fronds grow to 1.5m long. 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:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Thrives in a warm, moist, humid position with a well-drained soil. Needs moisture at all times, but will not tolerate waterlogging or frost. Liquid feed regularly during the growing season. Restrict watering in winter. This Asplenium collects and feeds on old letter litter in the centre of the plant. Do not clear.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Aspleniaceae Asia

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

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