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Crow's Nest Fern

Asplenium australiasicum

Also known as

Bird's Nest Fern, Bird's-Nest Fern

Asplenium australasicum by Dinkum (CC0)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

2m

50cm

Min

50cm

20 years to reach maturity

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Crow's Nest Fern Overview

Asplenium australasicum grows as a shrubby plant and produces a rosette of bright green fronds which are 60 to 80cm long. It has a prominent midrib under its fronds, giving the fronds a keeled appearance.

Common problems with Crow's Nest Fern

How to harvest Crow's Nest Fern

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Crow's Nest Fern

Spores

Special features of Crow's Nest Fern

Pot plant

Can be used in a mixed indoor arrangement, where it will add structural interest to plants with a much softer leaf shape.

Attractive leaves

Indoor plant

Grown as a house plant in the UK.