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Blechnum brasiliense, Red Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern

Blechnum brasiliense

Red Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern
Family: Blechnaceae
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This is one of the better known and more common species of Blechnum in warmer climates. It forms a small trunk. On some forms, the new fronds emerge a beautiful pinkish-red, making the fern very attractive.

Does not like excessive watering, but must not dry out, a free draining potting mix and a high amount of sunlight. This fern is tropical and is hardy to USDA Zone 9.

Close related spacies Blechnum moorei - Brazilian Tree Fern is a compact grower and makes a great house plant.


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Blechnum brasiliense, Red Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern
Blechnum brasiliense, Red Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern
Blechnum brasiliense, red form
Blechnum brasiliense, Red Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern
Blechnum brasiliense, red form


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