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Fern 'Bird’s Nest Leslie'

Fern 'Bird’s Nest Leslie'

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The Fern 'Bird’s Nest Leslie', scientifically Asplenium antiquum leslie, is an attractive and visually charming houseplant, identified by its dense rosette of glossy, green fronds, creating the semblance of a cozy bird's nest. This plant demonstrates a compact and upright growth habit, with fronds enveloping the central core gracefully. At full growth, the 'Bird’s Nest Leslie' Fern achieves a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Asplenium antiquum leslie

Common: Leslie Birds Nest Fern, Asplenium Leslie, Crested Japanese Bird's-Nest Fern

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
  • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Aspleniaceae family, also known as the Spleenwort family, which is a large family of ferns that includes over 800 species.
  • Ferns are native to various regions worldwide, including tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones.
  • Ferns are one of the oldest groups of plants, dating back to prehistoric times.
  • Some species of ferns can grow quite large, making them a dramatic focal point in a room or garden.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • High Maintenance

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