Bird's Nest Fern
Asplenium nidus is an evergreen perennial species from the Aspleniaceae family. It produces lance-shaped fronds with slightly wavy edges, they form a distinctive shuttlecock-like effect, arranged in a rosette. Creates a really striking silhouette up to 1.2m in height. To begin with the fronds of this Asplenium are a light lime green, however they soon mature to a deeper, richer green. This species has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
Generally not harvested.
Can be used in a mixed indoor arrangement, where it will add structural interest to plants with a much softer leaf shape.
South East Asia and East Australia.
Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Soil PH preference
Grown as a house plant in the UK