Crested Japanese Bird's-Nest Fern
Asplenium 'Leslie' variety with its specially tersed wild curly leaves has a beautiful fresh green color and is a strong tropical medium-sized fern. The bowl or basket shaped fronds have wavy margins and as the plant matures the ends of the fronds become branched or crested forming a very distinct look. Compared to A. 'Crissie', 'Leslie' is more compact, upright and overall a much smaller fern.
Aspleniums are trendy and do require ordinary care. With their fixed and elegant shape they make Victorian times revive.
Aspleniums like shadow or low light , no full sun .High humidity should be maintained.
Use a potting medium high in organic content, e.g. cocopeat or perlite (2:1 by volume), that has good water-holding capacity and good aeration. A pH of 5.5 to 6.5 is preferred.
Birds Nest Ferns are light feeders and only require low doses of fertilizer.
Very suitable to use in the bathroom, containers