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Asplenium nidus crispy wave

Asplenium nidus crispy wave

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English Names: Bird's nest fern, nest fern, Pleated Birds Nest Fern

Asplenium nidus Crispy Wave is one of the most popular air-purifying indoor house plants. It has large, extremely stiff and curvy fronds that grow from a center crown. The foliage has a distinctive waviness which actually increases the surface area of the fronds. The wavy fronds are highly efficient at converting CO2 into oxygen and removes harmful particles from the air.

Use: Used for ornamental purpose. Transforms CO2 into oxygen more effectively than most plants and removes harmful particles from the air.

Height: Up to 20 to 60inches.

Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Care: Remove excess dust with a damp cloth; however take care to avoid tender new fronds. Do not use leaf shine as the fronds are sensitive to chemicals. Rotate your plant if it gets more light from one side, this will help maintain an even shape.

Sun-Light:Filtered or indirect light

Water:The fernneeds soil moisture and a high level of humidity, but the fronds become yellow if the roots are too wet.

Soil:Rich organic compost and peat moss based.

Fertilizer:Due to slow growth the birds nest fern does not need much fertilization. A monthly application of balanced NPK liquid fertilizer to the soil surrounding the plant can be beneficial.

References:

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
Amarjeet singh Batth (2014). Indian garden flowers home gardeners guide.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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