Botanical name: Asplenium nidus
Common name: Bird's nest fern
Plant type: Perennial fern
Mature size: Fronds grow 20-49 inches long
Sun exposure: Medium amount of filtered indirect light
Soil type: Peat based potting mix
Bird's Nest Ferns are a natural choice to group with orchids, bromeliads, and other rainforest plants in a display. Outdoors, these ferns have been known to attach themselves to grow directly on a tree.