Bird's Nest Fern

Bird's Nest Fern
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How to care for Bird's Nest Fern

  • Light: Shade

    Place in a dark room with little light, like a dark bedroom or a spot far away from a window. Or directly in a north-facing window.

  • Watering need: High demand

    This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.

  • Fertilizing need: Low demand

    This plant needs fertilizing just like all of your other plants, but in a lower dose. Plant fertilizer is needed to promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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Actually grow on other plants in the wild and can be found high up in the air in the crooks of trees. Read more

The Best Way to Water Your Bird's Nest Fern

Some plants require more water than others. Plants with so-called high water needs like the Bird's Nest Fern don't like to dry out completely, and so need more frequent watering.

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How to fertilize Ferns

Like almost all other plants, ferns need nutrients to grow and stay healthy.

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How to repot your ferns

Like almost all other plants, ferns require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy.

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How to Mist Your Plant

Misting instructions

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