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A picture of a Staghorn fern

Staghorn fern

Platycerium vassei

Also known as

Elkhorn fern, Antelope ears

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Staghorn fern Overview

This genus consists of about 15 species of epiphytic ferns with divided leaves.

How to propagate Staghorn fern

Budding

You can propagate by detaching buds in the spring or summer and planting in compost.

Spores

Spores in summer or early autumn.