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Platycerium Bifurcatum "Staghorn Fern" Air plant

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Plants for sale are "Staghorn fern" plants. Each plant I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 3-8" tall. These plants typically grow on other plants and trees but the atrange part is that they make their own food, unlike parasites which feed on their hosts. So this means they can be mounted on just about anything. Plants live for years and years and can grow to hundreds of pounds. If you live in zones 9 and up Just tie it to a tree with some wet moss between the tree and the Staghorn and wait for it to bond. If you live in zones 8 and higher mount it to a board and place a hook on a tree or in your favorite location and bring it in every year. Plant prefers shade. This is the coolest fern!! Ships to the continental United States only.

For indoor growing instructions please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XD0kBZxfCs

 

Platycerium Bifurcatum, 

Platycerium Bifurcatum soil requirements and planting instructions, Mix together the following: 60 percent potting soil; 20 percent peat moss; 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite. Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Platycerium Bifurcatum. When planting Platycerium Bifurcatum in the landscape plant at 12" apart. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0 light conditions, When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium indirect light.

This species of Platycerium Bifurcatum is considered hardy at zones 9b-10 Platycerium Bifurcatum, If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Platycerium Bifurcatum is very drought tolerant. Produces no spring flowers. blooms lightly Platycerium Bifurcatum fertilizer, this mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower. Platycerium Bifurcatum pests and disease, Pests or diseases are few and far between.

Platycerium Bifurcatum are also refered to as a staghorn fern. Platycerium Bifurcatum are generally grown from shoots, spores and tissue culture. There are several different varieties of Platycerium. Florida Hill Nursery is your internet source for buying rare plants and fruit trees. Our online Plant selection ensures the best selection of internet plants available. Ceck out our wide selection of other tropical plants, subtropical plants and norther temperate climate plants. Buy 1 plant or tree and recieve free shipping on the next three plants or trees using *best way shipping. Our online selection of rainforest tropicals and fruit trees can add a piece of the tropics to your back yard, greenhouse, patio or garden.


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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 15 September, 2010.