Platycerium on lava stone, ideal for an original green corner!
Platycerium is also called “deer horn fern” due to the particular shape of its leaves. These one are covered with a layer of fuzz that reduces their transpiration, making them more resistant to dry air. Be careful never to remove this thin protective layer, otherwise you risk damaging the plant. At the base it presents the so-called "shield leaves", that guarantee robustness and store nutrients. In this case we find Platycerium in a particularly natural and exotic combination. The plant embraces with its roots a piece of lava stone that provides its support, moisture and nutrients. A truly original and modern piece of furniture that will add a natural style to your home. Platycerium does not require special care except to top up the stone bowl only when the water has dried completely. This stimulates growth and prevents damage to the shield leaves. It loves to stay in the shade so it is advisable to absolutely avoid the full sunlight. The minimum temperature that bears is 18 ° C. Small precautions that will allow you to enjoy the beauty of this plant of Platycerium all year, giving you a green corner definitely out of the ordinary!