Bird's Nest Fern
About Bird's Nest Fern
Bird's Nest Fern is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs lots of water to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.
Bird's Nest Fern likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Also known as
bird's nest fern and crow's nest fern
How to care for Bird's Nest Fern
Bird's Nest Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Bird's Nest Fern can tolerate being far from a window and light source.
Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bird's Nest Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.