Plants are supplied in standard nursery pots.

Platycerium bifurcatum

common staghorn fern


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P. bifurcatum is an evergreen, epiphytic fern with heart-shaped sterile fronds and grey-green, arching, fertile fronds to 90cm in length, forked into strap-shaped segments, bearing brown spore patches beneath the tips.

Cultivation: Under glass grow epiphytically in equal parts leaf mould, coarse peat, sphagnum moss, loam and charcoal in bright filtered light. When in growth water freely in high humidity and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly. Water sparingly in winter. Can be grown outdoors epiphytically

Platycerium bifurcatum Identification Sheet

Java, New Guinea and southeastern Australia, in New South Wales, Queensland and on Lord Howe Island
Species / Cultivar
Common name(s)
common staghorn fern
Indoors, bright but indirect light
Moist but well drained
Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15°)

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The plants that leave our nursery are in the best condition, free of disease. Kept in adequate conditions (positioning and care), the plants are guaranteed for 3 months if they are planted in the ground or one year if they are kept in their original pots. Return policy applies only to plants that are in their original pots.

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