Platycerium grande – Giant Staghorn Fern

Capable of giant things, this fern lives up to its grand name with the size of its distinct staghorn fronds.

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The upper fronds of this fern are giant, and thinner than others of its genus. As with all staghorns, the lower fronds look like hanging antlers. On this species, they can reach 6 ft in length.

Origin: Philippines

Water Requirements: Average during spring and summer, infrequent during fall and winter

Light Requirements: Bright, indirect light

Minimum Temperature: 50° F in summer, and 40° in winter, but prefers above 60°

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