Staghorn Fern Information And Care: How To Grow A Staghorn Fern - Staghorn ferns (Platycerium spp.) have an out-of-this world appearance. The plants have two types of leaves, one of which resembles the horns of a large herbivore. The plants grow outdoors in warm season locations and indoors elsewhere. Mounted or in a basket is how to grow a staghorn fern, because they are epiphytic, growing in trees generally. Staghorn fern care relies on careful light, temperature and moisture monitoring.
Flora, meet fauna. The currently fashionable staghorn and elkhorn ferns (Platycerium) are epiphytes that can be found growing on trees and rocks in areas tropical and temperate alike, wowing fans with their antler-shape fronds. Spotted at City Farmers Nursery./