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Description for Victoria Bird Nest Fern, Asplenium Victoria
This unique fern grows in the form of a deep rosette of large, shiny, spear-shaped fronds. New fronds unfurl from the centre of the plant. The fronds are light green, often crinkled, with a black midrib, and exhibit circinate vernation. Spores develop in sori on the underside of the fronds.
Planting and care
Asplenium can survive either as an epiphytal, or terrestrial plant, but typically grows on organic matter. A peat based potting mix is required. 2 parts peat and 1 part perlite (maybe a little less) is one mixture that will be fine. A peat based mixture with organic material is also good. The two main conditions to provide well is enough humidity and to protect the leaves from direct sunlight. It thrives in warm, humid areas in partial to full shade.
Caring for Victoria Bird Nest Fern
- Fertilizer should only be given to the plant two to three times a year.
- Even then, the fertilizer should only be applied at half strength and should only be given during the spring and summer months.
- Too much fertilizer will cause deformed leaves with brown or yellow spots or edges.
Typical uses of Victoria Bird Nest Fern
Special features: Interesting foliage
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Used for decorations in homes, shops and offices.
Medicinal use: NA
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Do we have to replant it when this will be get delivered to us at home?
excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.
Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments
Just too beautiful! Plant is very positive and green...Feeling so good
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