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Austral Gem™ Bird's Nest Fern

Asplenium hybrid (dimorphum x difforme) 'Austral Gem'

Item 3301

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USDA Zone:
9-11
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full shade
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Description:

A new, unique fern with thick and glossy dark green foliage held on strong, feathery fronds. Durable, handsome, and highly adaptable to low humidity, this sterile variety does not develop messy spores, making it an ideal houseplant in any climate. Perfect for planting in shady outdoor areas in warmer zones. Evergreen.

Medium Shot :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Mixed Planting with Betty™ Bacopa :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Close-up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja
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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; forms foliage clumps 20 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Botanical Name: Asplenium hybrid (dimorphum x difforme) 'Austral Gem'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Compact
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Bloom Time: Prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Tropical ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: Plant in a wooded garden or shady bed. Great indoors or out in a container planting or grow solo and add the glossy, green fronds to cut flower arrangements.

Provide organically rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Thrives in warm, bright shade. Feed frequently during growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring.

Customer Reviews

Doing great!
by pposwall, September 22, 2016

I love this vibrant fern. I just transplanted it into a larger pot and it is so happy!

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