Asplenium nidus

Botanical Name: Asplenium nidus

Phonetic: Ah-Splen-EE-um Knee-duss

Common Name(s): Bird’s Nest Fern

Family: Aspleniaceae
Origin: Tropical Old World, Southeast Asia
Plant Type: Fern
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, smooth-margined, strap-shaped fronds
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Shiny green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Flower Color(s): Non-flowering

Exposure: Part shade to full shade, warm and bright areas in homes
USDA: 11-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 3-5 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious insect or disease problems, scale
Soil: Well-drained peaty potting mix

Features: Shiny attractive leaves, tropical look
Uses: Houseplant

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