Scientific Name: Asplenium nidus
Common Name: bird's-nest fern
Family Name: Aspleniaceae
Origin: Australia / New Zealand, S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 °C)
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Indoor plant
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Ovate, Entire, Undulate (wavy)
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown
Key ID Features:
Fronds arrangement reminiscent of a bird's nest, usually unlobed, not divided into pinnae, 50–150cm long x 10–20cm wide, glossy, and darker green to dark red on the "midrib".