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Platycerium Superbum - 100 Spores - Australian Giant Staghorn Fern

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Platycerium Superbum - Australian Giant Staghorn Fern

Aprox 100 Seeds ( Spores)

Platycerium Superbum is a  fern native to north-eastern Australia, and can also be found in parts of Indonesia and Malaysia. A bracket epiphyte it is found growing in and near rainforests but is now also widely cultivated as an ornamental plant.

It forms huge  leaves of 2 types, Basal sterlie fronds are, protect the rhizome and roots against its host, and fertile hanging antler shaped fronds which produce spores on their underside.

Can take a degree of cooler temperatures, but should be considered frost tender.
Grows to an overall diameter of up to 2 meters