Staghorn Ferns
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what is the brown velvety coating on the underside of my staghorn leaves?

Zone 78410 | cess501 added on July 12, 2019 | Answered

Could this be fast growing and just appeared or more likely been there but not noticed?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 13, 2019

Staghorns produce Spores, not unlike mushrooms, as do all ferns. This is what you are seeing. Sometimes they will propagate if the environment is right.

This article will give you more information on the care of these plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/staghorn-fern/staghorn-fern-information.htm

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