Bird's Nest Fern Asplenium nidus Easy Houseplant
Striking fronds that radiate out from a central point lead to the common name of this fern, the "Bird's Nest" it creates a beautiful contrast against other houseplants due to its unique style, growing habit, and air purifying qualities. This plant can handle all lighting varieties but needs constantly moist soil and super easy to grow. A great beginner houseplant.
Available in the following packaging based on your preference:
- Nursery Pot - Standard plastic 6-inch planter pot that can be placed inside a larger pot or left as is until it outgrows it.
- Selene Planter - Porcelain 6-inch pot ceramic marble planter with drainage hole and matching rose gold ceramic tray. The planter measures: 7.5" x 6.5" x 6.5" and weighs approximately 3.7 lbs. We recommend placing your plant in the nursery pot inside it to make it easy to water and transplant.
Looking for more plant goodies? Check out our accessories.
For added humidity, our Lyfe Rose Gold Signature Mister will make a perfect addition to your plant shelf for both function and beauty. We also recommend adding our Plant Shield & Shine to your order for routine maintenance and pest prevention.
Our plants are shipped from our indoor greenhouse in South Florida. Please note all our plants are one of a kind and if you want to message us we can send you a picture of the exact one you will receive. The product image here is intended to be the best representation of what you can expect to receive but yours may have slightly less or more growth depending on the crop we have when your order is placed. Any lifestyle pictures are meant to demonstrate how a fully grown or more mature plant looks for you to get a sense of it in your space.
- Botanical Name
- Asplenium nidus
- Common Names
- Bird's Nest Fern, Birdsnest, birdnest, nest fern
- Plant Type
- Epiphytic Fern
- Mature Size
- Outdoors 3-5ft tall and 2-3 ft wide, Indoors tend to stay small
- Sun Exposure
- Part shade to full shade or Bright indirect light - bright light burns the leaves on this fern.
- Soil Type
- Loamy, moist, well draining.
- Soil pH
- Bloom Time
- Flower Color
- Hardiness Zones
- Zone 11-12; grown as a houseplant in all climates
- Native Area
- Asia, Australia, Madagascar, Hawaii, Polynesia
- Pet Friendly / Toxicity
- Non-toxic and safe to keep around plant munching pets
All our plants ship exclusively with UPS to ensure they arrive timely and in good condition. We ship most of our plants Mondays & Tuesdays to most of the USA to ensure they arrive speedy to your location. If you order on a Tuesday after 12 PM ET it is possible that we would not ship it till the following Monday.
We monitior the weather in each destination location to maximize the shipping time and utilize thermal protection to ensure that the plant is protected. You can add a heatpack or thermal bag to your order if temperatures at night fall below 40 degrees.
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