Asplenium Antiquum | Birds Nest Fern | 12cm Pot | House Plant
Asplenium Antiquum Birds Nest Fern
Asplenium Antiquum is a compact variety of Japanese Bird’s Nest Fern. It has a tall show of ruffled green shiny leaves. Asplenium ferns are naturally epiphytic, which means they grow on the surface of other plants. In their natural habitat of the rainforest they can be found growing high in the trees. These guys are a real eye catcher, a lovely addition to your fern collection!
How to care for your asplenium
Water: Water thoroughly during the growing season but less so in the winter. Keep moist but do not allow to stand in water. Bird’s Nest Ferns are best watered around the plant and not directly onto the soil as watering the centre of the plant may cause it to rot.
Light: They like moderate, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight.
Humidity: They love humidity,would be well suited to a bathroom or kitchen.
Temperature: They enjoy warmth, about 20 degrees C.
Other info -
Pot size: 12cm
Approx height not including pot: 30cm
Toxic to cats & dogs? No
Air purifying? Yes