Platycerium Bifurcantum Staghorn Fern

Platycerium Bifurcantum Staghorn Fern

Pot size in cm: 12

Plant height in cm (approx): 35

This plant is also known as "The Deer Horn".
The Platycerium grows naturally on stumps, branches and rocks and gets their food from this. The felt layer on the leaves protects the plant from drying out and insects; so don't wipe it! The shaking leaves in the center of the plant seem to protect the plant from intruders, sometimes these leaves turn brown, nothing to scare. This plant is satisfied with a location that is less light. That is why it is important to avoid full sun.

Watering: Always keep the soil slightly damp

Light: prefers warm place with diffused light. Grows best in bright, indirect light. Strong summer sun will damage its fronds.

Soil: rich compost soil

Watering: .Keep the compost moderately moist during growth,allowing it to dry slightly between each wateringperiod.

Fertilizer: once a week during the main growing season

Humidity: Spray with water regularly