Asplenium nidus

Bird's Nest Fern, Spleenwort

Family: Aspleniaceae Asplenia

Type Fern
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color None
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, ground cover, massing, woodland garden
Height 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attractive foilage