Crested Japanese Bird’s Nest Fern Care Guide

crested Japanese bird's nest fern

Crested Japanese bird’s nest fern (Asplenium antiquum) – not to be confused with the similarly named bird’s nest fern – is an evergreen fern native to temperate East Asia and popular in the United States as a houseplant. In Japan, it’s known as ō-tani-watari and tani-watari. Typically smaller than the bird’s nest fern, this species … Read more

Why is My Flowering Maple Wilting? (3 Easy Fixes)

why is my flowering maple wilting

Flowering maple (Abutilon hybridum) makes a lovely indoor houseplant if given proper care. However, it’s prone to leaf drop if certain needs aren’t being met. The most important are water, light, and temperature. So, why is my flowering maple wilting? Uneven watering, too much direct sunlight, and improper temperatures can cause flowering maple to wilt. … Read more

How to Care for Rat Tail Cactus (Disocactus Flagelliformis)

how to care for rat tail cactus

Rat tail cactus (Disocactus flagelliformis) is an epiphytic cactus with long cylindrical stems densely covered in white, orange, or yellow spines. This cactus is fast-growing when given lots of light, and the stems can reach up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) long. Rat tail cactus is highly prized for these attractive rope-like stems that cascade … Read more