Spleenwort
Asplenium
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 8.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

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Names

Other common names Bird's-Nest Fern
Family Aspleniaceae
Other scientific names Phyllistis

Characteristics

Growth form fern - horsetail
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Leaf color
  • green