Growing Bird’s Nest Fern While Knowing Its Problems and Benefits

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Asplenium Australasian, or commonly known as the ‘Bird’s nest fern,’ is a native plant to Australia’s east coast. It’s from Cape York in Queensland down to the south coast of New South Wales. The plant’s common name comes from its large, nest-shaped rosette of light-green. The plant also has slightly leathery radiating fronds and its ability to grow on trees due to its shallow root system. Its natural habitat is found in moist and sheltered forests where it grows on trees or rocks. Still, it is happy to grow in urban settings in protected gardens and indoors. Bird’s nest ferns plants have a striking upright vase shape and add structural interest. The plants also have green fronds reaching up to 1.5 m long, creating a fantastic garden focal point.

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