The Mighty Staghorn

rocket-farms-staghornPlatycerium is a genus of about 18 fern species in the polypod family, Polypodiaceae. Ferns in this genus are widely known as staghorn or elkhorn ferns due to their uniquely shaped fronds. This genus is epiphytic and is native to tropical and temperate areas of South America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Guinea. Oh and by the way they are really cool! Come by and see our large staghorns that are around 15 years old.