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Blechnum brasiliense Volcano

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

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

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

Position: Soil Type:
TBA 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

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