Photos of my Stags to Monitor Growth
 

Platycerium andinum from Mike Moody's garden which has a lot of Bob Lees plants.4
 

Below - Platycerium andinum obtained from an orchid grower in Santa Barbara.  I was over watering this plant and almost lost it.  Has recovered strongly and is looking good with a nice drying out period between watering.

 
Platycerium andinum obtained from an orchid grower in Santa Barbara.  I was over watering this plant and almost lost it.  Has recovered strongly and is looking good with a nice drying out period between watering.
Platycerium bifurcatum cv 'Netherlands'.  This plant is growing through the fence and thriving in full sun on the sunny side of the fence.
Beloe - Platycerium Coronarium obtained summer 2016 from Thailand.  Not much growth, but the shield frond is relatively new,
 
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Platycerium Coronarium cv Phillippinese obtained from Thailand Summer 2016.  I grow it is a humidity chamber within the greenhouse.  Nice new shield frond growing which is the same time of the year as most P. hillii
 
 
Below - Platycerium Dawboy Hybrid, a cross between Alcicorn and Madagascariennse
Imported from Thailand, summer 2016.  I grow this one inside my greenhouse
 
   
Above - Platycerium Dawboy Hybrid, a cross between Alcicorn and Madagascariennse
Imported from Thailand, summer 2016.  I grow this one outside
 
Platycerium Elemaria Hybrid from Thailand
Above - Platycerium Elephantosis.  I almost lost this one while touring in China but it has recovered and starting to look nice.  Obtained this one from an orchid dealer in Santa Barbara
 
Platycerium Ellisii cv Long I obtained from Thailand summer 2016. It is growing in a greenhouse and has been dormant since I received it.
Below  Platycerium Grande obtained from Thailand.  I have it growing in a humidity chamber within the greenhouse.  I don't think a P. Grande will survive the cold in So. California.
 
 

Below - Platycerium hillii cv Jimmie
A Steve Talnadge discovery back in the 1970s and marketed at the Del Mar Fairl  I got a pup in 1980 and today I am probably the only grower of this cultivar.

 

 

Below - Platycerium hillii cv Panama from Mike Moody's garden.

   
 

Below - Platycerium Hillii cv Hula Hands obtained from LAIFS spring 2015.  Notice the short fingers on fronds, thus, Hula Hands.

 
 

Below - Platycerium Hillii cv Bloomei obtained from Jim Jeager of LAIFS (2017).  The rich green fronds may be a result of growing inside my greenhouse.

 
 
Below - Platycerium Horn's Dwarf obtained from Tom Gauchi in Huntington Beach, Member of LAIFS.
 

 
Below - Platycerium Horn's Surprise imported from Thailand Summer 2016

 
This Hultumii was purchased from Louisiana in 2015 and has been growing in my greenhouse.  I had it in a humidity chamber for last 2 months with no noticeable change. It had some dry periods in summer of 2016.  Currently the plant appears to be in a dormant stage.
Platycerium Mt Kiskahood obtained from Thailand and growing inside a humidity chamber within the greenhouse.  Nice new fertile frond growing out the top.
Below - Platycerium Mt Lewis obtained at LAIFS annual fern show in June 2015.  It was in a pot and I have it growing in the greenhouse.  There is a little Spanish moss on it to help with humidity.
Below - Platycerium Mt Lewis is growing outside under 50% shade cloth.  In December it is growing a couple new fertile fronds.
Below - Platycerium Stemaria cv White was imported from Thailand, August 2016
 
Below - Platycerium Suberbum.  Originally sold to me in 1980 as a P. grande. About that time the species was divided into to different species and I believe this one is a superbum because of its tolerance to my local growing environment.  I kept it in 100% shade and it never got larger than 8 inches across for 30 years.  Two years ago I moved into partial sun and it has almost filled this 36x36 inch board.
 
 
Below - Platycerium Willinckii cv Java.  This one is a great example of how the fertile fronds grow out sideways which is different from all other platyceriums.
   
 
Below Platycerium willinckii Pygmaen
Platycerium willinckii Pygmaen.  Have had this plant for several years and it is ready to be mounted on a larger board.

Platycerium willinckii cv Schofield obtained from Larry, LAIFS member

ABOVE - Willinckii Schofield obtained from Los Angeles International Fern Society which was donated to them which was donated to them from a long time member.
Platycerium veitchii cv Lemonei which is relatively drought tolerant.  I am growing this one for my sister in Needles California where the temp reached over 120 F in the summer.  The plant heeds to be well established to survive those temps.

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