$56

The Met Precolumbian Planter & Fern

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Celebrate diverse perspectives on art and mark The Met’s 150th anniversary year with this limited-edition sand-colored planter. The timeless bowl silhouette derives its design from ancient Precolumbian vessels in The Met collection. It is paired with our tropical Bird’s Nest Fern with wavy ripple-edge fronds. Includes drainage hole and saucer. Exclusive to The Sill and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Arrives potted in our ceramic planter.

Plant Care

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Bright indirect to low light

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Water every 1–2 weeks

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Pet friendly

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Plant Bio

Asplenium nidus is most commonly referred to as the Bird’s Nest Fern. In the wild, this fern grows everywhere: on trees and on the ground. Descended from an ancient lineage of plants, these plants never flower or produce seeds. Instead, they sporulate to reproduce! Spores are generated from leaf tissue. All plants that sporulate love moisture and can tolerate being perpetually moist (but not wet). It is theorized that in later plants, flowers and cones evolved from modified sporulating leaf structures.

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Origin of The Met Precolumbian Planter & Fern

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