Staghorn Fern - Platycerium diversifolium

Staghorn Fern - Platycerium diversifolium


P. diversifolium hybrid is a cross of P. bifurcatum and P. hillii.  The fertile fronds are wide like P. hillii, and the shield fronds are round like P. hillii.  Where the P. bifurcatum comes from is not obvious in this photo.  The P. diversifolium may grow larger than average platycerium.

Likes bright gentle light and to stay moist.  Hose off entire board weekly or spray/mist daily.