Staghorn Ferns: Mounting and Care

by John R.   The common staghorn fern,¬†Platycerium bifurcatum, is an epiphytic species native to New Guinea and Australia. Striking, long grayish-green “antler” fronds (fertile) give the staghorn fern it’s name. Another type of frond, the shield frond (sterile),¬† starts out soft and green and matures into a hard, brown shell that protects the plant’s … Continue reading Staghorn Ferns: Mounting and Care