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