Bird’s Nest Fern are beautiful creatures by Almighty and are found across the world. They are borne from a central rosette of fuzzy, brown wool where the emerging fronds look like bird’s eggs. They have the unique ability to trap water and develop their store of humus.
Epiphytic fern having a stout and erect rhizome, bearing a rosette of leaves at the top. Leaf stalks are stout and almost black, leaf length can be up to 150 cm or more and up to 20 cm wide. It narrows gradually, tapering both towards the pointed tip and towards the base.
They are perfectly suitable to be kept in the corridors which will give a sense of vintage style.
Below are some of the essential Care Tips for Bird’s Nest Fern to thrive:
- Soil: Understanding the soil mix in three parts – one part of well-drained soil, the second part cocopeat, and the last one should be a rich compost.
- Sunlight: They grow well in indirect and partial sunlight as full sunlight will burn the foliage.
- Temperature: The plant prefers a pleasant temperature and survives at a minimum of 15 C.
- Water: The plant loves moisture, but making the soil too damp will damage the plant as it is quite susceptible to fungal diseases.
- Fertilizer: Adding composts, leaf mold and well rotten cow dung will make the foliage look brighter and healthy.
They are unique creatures and they will add a sense of assertiveness to your collection. If you’d like to check out more indoor plants to pair this with, click here!