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Platycerium sp - Staghorn Fern

$ 12.00
Size

Platycerium species are nicknamed Staghorn Ferns (or Elkhorn Ferns) for good reason – their elongated, forked fronds look just like antlers. As it matures, your staghorn fern will also grow shield fronds - round, plate-like leaves that eventually dry to form a protective layer around the roots of the plant. Staghorn ferns are epiphytes (plants that grow on other plants or trees), making them a popular choice for mounting. Whether you decide to mount your staghorn fern or grow it terrestrially in a pot, Platycerium species makes an excellent houseplants that thrive in small spaces. 

Plant Care

 Light: Place in bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry
• Considerations: Staghorn ferns like high humidity and grow best in warm temperatures; mist the foliage regularly. As epiphytes, they also are good candidates for mounting. Pet friendly!

What to Expect

You'll get a healthy Staghorn fern that meets our rigorous quality standards in your choice of a 4" or 6" nursery pot – Planters sold separately. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality. We choose from our assortment of Staghorn Fern varieties, including Platycerium bifucatum, Platycerium veitchii and Platycerium 'Netherlands'; expect this natural variation from the photos.

Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!

We include shipping box warmers at no charge as needed. Got questions? Check out our FAQ!


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CP
07/31/2020
Cheryl P.
United States United States
Stag horn fern

This fern is beautiful! It was also packaged so well, I was so impressed by your care of my product. Pistols is now the ONLY plant shop I will buy from, and I’m not kidding! Thank you so much, I am so happy

MC
07/30/2020
MJ C.
United States United States
Lovely little fern!

I mounted it and added an air plant. As always, arrived in great condition, quality plant! I've already ordered a second one...

Pistils Nursery Platycerium sp - Staghorn Fern Review
CJ
07/09/2020
CHARLOTTE J.
United States United States
Staghorn Fern

I was pleasantly surprised with my purchase. The plant was bigger than I expected and was very healthy looking with new growth showing. It was also packed very carefully and arrived in perfect condition.

Pistils Nursery Platycerium sp - Staghorn Fern Review