|Common Name||Birds Nest Fern, Rumah Langsuyar, Paku Pandan|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 3 feet|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
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Keep the plant in a partial sunlight area.
Also, keep the plant indoor condition where bright light is available.
Use nutrient-rich, well-drained, well-aerated, and porous potting mix.
Water a plant when the topsoil in the pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.
Application of Fertilizer:
Apply fertilizer to a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots so the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.
When a plant outgrows the current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
Do the repotting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.
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Remove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts.
Bird Nest Fern Care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.
Key requirements to keep the plant healthy:
|Soil||Nutrient-rich loamy soil|
|Temperature||25 to 40 degrees Celsius|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Bird Nest Fern Special Feature
Attractive foliage plant
Bird Nest Fern Uses
- This plant is an excellent container or house plant