Asplenium platyneuron, commonly known as ebony spleenwort or brownstem spleenwort, is a fern native to North America east of the Rocky Mountains and to South Africa
Common name: ebony spleenwort Color: Non-flowering Bloom time: Non-flowering Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care Birdâ€™s Nest Fern plants grow best in shady areas. Found naturally in lightly wooded tropical areas, Asplenium nidus plants grow in moisture-rich areas closer to or on the ground. Large trees often prevent excessive light from reaching the plants. To care for Asplenium nidus houseplants, place in an area of the home with indirect or shady light.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Dry to medium
Temprature: 16 and 21Â°C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Asplenium nidus prefer evenly moist surroundings.
Watering the soil often during growth and housing the plant in a moderately humid area will help to maintain a healthy environment during care for Birdâ€™s Nest Fern.
Never allow the soil to become dry to the touch.
However, take care not to allow the plant to sit in water as this can lead to pathogen problems.
Reduce the frequency of watering in the winter during the plantâ€™s dormant period.
Special Feature: Plant in dryish, rocky, shady areas of rock gardens (will grow in rocky crevices), native plant gardens or woodland areas. Use Ornamental use: