Dwarf Tree Fern
Blechnum gibbum
 

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 constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Silver Lady Fern
Family Blechnaceae
Other scientific names Lomaria gibba

Characteristics

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