Birds Nest Fern
Asplenium australasicum - Birds Nest Fern
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Item code:
116847P

Has larger leaflets than most other ferns with spear-like shaped leaves. It's a hardy fern with beautiful ruffled leaf margins that are a glossy light to dark green. This isn't your typical looking fern but its wavy edged leaves, is what makes this an eye-catching plant. Plant in a shaded outdoor garden area, fernery or decorative pot. It thrives in a warm, shaded position where it's protected from frost. A low maintenance plant that requires very little care once established.

Size — 100mm
Growth Width — 1.5m
Growth Height — 1.5m
Frost Sensitive
Light Requirements — Part Shade, Shade
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Watering needs

Water regularly throughout the year. Do not let the soil dry out and don't allow the pot to sit in water.

Pruning Advice

Remove spent fronds with clean, sharp secateurs to keep the plant tidy and prevent dead leaves from draining energy from the plant.