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Blechnum brasiliense

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Blechnum brasiliense Red Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Rosette

Description:
Attractive small tree fern with a rosette habit and with fresh looking green arching fronds that can grow 1m in length. Naturally found along river beds and creeks. Will add a tropical feel to patios and courtyards. Grows approx. 1.5m H x 1.2m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Blechnaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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