Japanese Asplenium Nidus ‘Crispy Wave Fern’

Description

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Japanese Asplenium Nidus
  • Common Name(s): Crispy Wave Fern, Birds Nest Fern
  • Family: Aspleniaceae
  • Native Range: tropical India, South-East Asia, Australia, Polynesia, Hawaii, and eastern Africa 

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy 
  • Light: Bright, indirect light
  • Water: Keep soil moist
  • Humidity: Moderate to High
  • Temperature: 60+F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding: Fertilize using a general-purpose houseplant fertilizer every 2-3 months during spring and summer
  • Propagation: Division when repotting
  • Growth: bushy, upright
  • Common Pests: mealybugs, scale - prevent with regular showering of the leaves 
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic
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