Bird's Nest Fern
Asplenium nidus

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 5.0 - 6.0
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate tropical rainforest



Other common names Crow's Nest Fern
Family Aspleniaceae
Other scientific names Asplenium ficifolium, Thamnopteris nidus, Neottopteris rigida


Growth form fern - horsetail
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Leaf color
  • green