Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave'
Asplenium nidus 'Crispy Wave'
Also known as
Pleated Bird's Nest Fern
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20 years to reach maturity
Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave' Overview
Asplenium nidus 'Crispy Wave' is a tender, evergreen fern with distinctive ruffled, sword-shaped leaves and a really striking silhouette. Commonly known by the names Pleated Bird's Nest Fern and Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave'. It makes a great houseplant, grow in partial shade and moist, well-draining soil. This cultivar is protected under intellectual property laws by Plant Breeders' Rights. These provide the breeder of new plants exclusive control over the plant material for a set amount of time.
Common problems with Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave'
When kept as a house plant, it can suffer from Mealybug, Scale and Spider Mite infestations.
How to harvest Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave'
Special features of Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave'
Can be used in a mixed indoor arrangement, where it will add structural interest to plants with a much softer leaf shape.
Grown as a house plant in the UK.