Brazilian Tree Fern

Blechnum brasiliense - botanical name

Blechnum brasiliense

Evergreen vigorous tree fern with a small stout trunk (1.5m x 1.2m) from Brazil. Fronds of many paired leathery crinkled leaflets bronze when young turning green. Useful for a bush-house or shady garden. Requires constant supply of moisture. Frost and drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Fern
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Part Shade, Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost sensitive
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam, Clay
  • Water rating
    High
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Brazil)
  • Scale
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