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An unusual tropical plant, the Platycerium Staghorn Fern is grown often as a houseplant or hanging plant. These fascinating plants often have multiple kinds of leaves which serve multiple purposes. Staghorn ferns are plants which they naturally grow on things Originating from Asia and Australia, these plants cling to treetops and have zero soil. But how difficult is to take care of these plants?
If you want to mount an Platycerium Staghorn Fern in your home , make sure you understand the needs of this plant. This is a are tropical plants, so if grown outdoors, you need to be in a warm climate . Your fern will need to be watered regularly, but should not be allowed to get soggy where it is mounted to a surface.
There are various materials that you can use to mount a Platycerium staghorn fern, such as a tree , a piece of wood, a wire basket, or fern fiber on the side of a tree. Even the side of a rock or the side of your house or garage will do for mounting your fern. Regardless of the surface or material you choose, you will need to secure it.
Along with your mounting surface you will need a growing medium, like moss or anything else that drains well. Position the base of the fern on the growing material and use the ties or wire to secure it to the surface mount. An example of how to mount a staghorn fern is to use a wire basket and the side of a tree.