PlantsPlatycerium→Silver Elkhorn Fern (Platycerium veitchii)

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Silver Staghorn Fern

Botanical names:
Platycerium veitchii Accepted
Platycerium bifurcatum subsp. veitchii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Fronds have a gray appearance, as though they are covered in a thick layer of felt.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Staghorn fern: Brown, dry tips and yellow fronds by johansteen89 Jan 27, 2021 1:08 PM 3
Help me out here staghorn fans. by Alzate92 Sep 24, 2020 10:31 AM 3
Untitled by seaecho Dec 23, 2015 5:01 PM 15
Ferns, who loves em'? Come share ... by plantladylin Jul 9, 2020 5:18 PM 165
Staghorn fern by Taylor696 Nov 24, 2017 8:06 AM 19

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