Plant Profile

Platycerium neptune

(plat-ih-SEER-ee-um ) (nep-tune)


Subfamily Platycerioideae

Genus Platycerium

Hybrid of Pla. elephantotis and Pla. stemaria.

“This platycerium loves water. Like its parent elephantotis it quickly shows you when you have not provided it with enough water by its shield fronds losing their rigidity and drooping. A fantastic grower that pups heavily when provided proper care as shown below.” – Hideaway Palmetum