Still an excellent source of information after all these years. Print versions are sometimes hard to find, but do appear on recognized auction sites.
Platyceriums provides a fundamental guide to growing staghorn ferns for those enthusiasts who enjoy them as a hobby or as part of their landscaping. The species of Platyceriums are described along with photos and discussion of their care and propagation. These intriguing ferns have become popular in garden settings and plant collections. Author Don Callard, who has been growing staghorn ferns for over 60 years, generously shares his knowledge with growers who appreciate these unique ferns.
This guide to growing Platycerium from spore is especially easy to understand for newcomers, tells you how to use off the shelf fertilisers without hurting the very young plants, plus all the necessary details to get the plant to a mature size.
It also includes a new formula for more adventurous people and avid collector. The formula especially the trace elements are remarkably beneficial for the staghorns allowing you to grow them well out of their climate zone.
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