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Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave'

Asplenium nidus 'Crispy Wave'

Also known as

Pleated Bird's Nest Fern

Photo by joanna852 (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

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'

Spores

Special features of Bird's Nest Fern 'Crispy Wave'

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.