General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Common names
  • Birds Nest Fern
  • Birds-Nest Fern
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Asplenium antiquum
  • Synonym: Neottopteris antiqua

Photo Gallery
Location: February, 2024
Date: 2024-02-25
Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9b
Date: 2022-06-12
Five years old now.
Location: Houston, TX
Date: 2016-11-02
Whole plant, several years old at the time of the pic.
Location: Denpasar Bali Indonesia.
Date: 2021-02-06
Location: Denpasar Bali Indonesia.
Date: 2021-02-06
Bird Nest Fern with Cactus grow in the midle of it...
Location: Denpasar Bali Indonesia.
Date: 2021-02-06

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