Some epiphytic ferns

penfold2(4b, MN)September 13, 2011

I thought I'd post some pics of my epiphytic ferns for fun, and to see if anyone has any tips on growing them.

From left to right: Pyrrosia longifolia, Microgramma Lycopodioides?, and Lecanopteris luzonensis. All growing reasonably well if a bit slowly.

Polypodium bombycinum. Did nothing for a long time, but is finally putting out a new frond.

Ophioglossum pendulum (wide form). Has done nothing since I got it. I'm worried about this one.

Has anyone grown these or similar species? Any tips? They're growing in my greenhouse under 60% shade cloth, 50-80% humidity, and daily watering with 1/4 strength fertilizer. I just switched to RO water to see if that yields any improvement.

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I would imagine they would grow like a platycerium. See my posts regarding mounting and fertilizing them.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 1:01AM
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