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Bird’s Nest Leslie Fern

Bird’s Nest Leslie Fern

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Description: Bird's Nest Leslie Fern, also known simply as Leslie Fern, is a delightful fern variety admired for its lush, green foliage and unique growth habit. This fern features a compact rosette of fronds that resemble a bird's nest, hence its name. Bird's Nest Leslie Fern adds a touch of elegance and natural beauty to any indoor space and is relatively low-maintenance, making it an excellent choice for beginner plant enthusiasts.

🌿 Botanical Name: Asplenium nidus 'Leslie'

🐾 Pet Warning: Bird's Nest Leslie Fern is non-toxic to pets.

💧 Care Level: Easy. Bird's Nest Leslie Fern is relatively low-maintenance and requires minimal care to thrive.

📏 Approximate Size: Bird's Nest Leslie Fern can grow to about 12-24 inches (30-60 cm) in height and width.

🌞 Light: Bird's Nest Leslie Fern prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. However, it can tolerate lower light conditions, although growth may be slower.

💧 Water: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, typically once or twice a week. Ensure good drainage to prevent root rot.

💦 Humidity: Bird's Nest Leslie Fern thrives in high humidity environments. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, placing the plant on a tray of pebbles filled with water, or using a humidifier.

🌡️ Temperature: Bird's Nest Leslie Fern prefers temperatures between 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C). Avoid exposing it to temperature extremes or drafts.

❄️ Hardiness: Bird's Nest Leslie Fern is not cold-hardy and should be protected from temperatures below 50°F (10°C).

🌱 Fertilizing: Feed Bird's Nest Leslie Fern with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilizing frequency in the fall and winter.

🔄 Re-potting: Repot Bird's Nest Leslie Fern every 1-2 years or when it outgrows its container. Use a well-draining potting mix.

🌱 Propagation: Bird's Nest Leslie Fern can be propagated through division or spore propagation. Divide the plant carefully, ensuring each division has roots attached, or collect spores from mature fronds and sow them in a suitable growing medium.

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