Red Dwarf Tree Fern
Blechnum brasiliense
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Other common names Red Brazilian Tree Fern
Family Blechnaceae

Characteristics

Growth form fern - horsetail
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Leaf color
  • green