Platycerium bifurcatum

Staghorn Fern, Elkhorn Fern

Family: Polypodiaceae Fern

Type Fern
USDA Hardiness range 10A - 11
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color None
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Container, woodland garden
Height 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Spread 4' to 8' / 1.20m to 2.40m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Leaf color Green, silvery
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage