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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Spores that are found on the reverse sides of the fronds
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Common Staghorn Fern (Platycerium bifurcatum)

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Staghorn fern by Grae51 Oct 6, 2019 3:12 PM 0
Staghorn fern: Brown, dry tips and yellow fronds by johansteen89 Jan 26, 2021 11:15 AM 2
Six plants to ID by alibrarian510 Sep 19, 2020 6:38 AM 8
Help me out here staghorn fans. by Alzate92 Sep 24, 2020 10:31 AM 3
Staghorn Fern by ktt1991 Jun 13, 2020 1:07 PM 5
Staghorn fern leaf discoloration by threefirsts May 18, 2020 8:40 AM 4
Staghorn Fern - Crispy Antlers by rfii Apr 24, 2020 4:38 PM 6
Help identifying this plant by plantgirlfriend Mar 19, 2020 11:10 AM 5
Staghorn fern locations (south florida) by andree1 Jan 19, 2020 4:00 AM 3
Staghorn Fern Rehab by Megos1286 Jun 6, 2020 7:52 AM 22
Help me revive this Staghorn Fern by ashleybrewer83 Nov 24, 2019 6:21 PM 4

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