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PlantFiles: Brazilian Tree Fern
Blechnum moorei

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Family: Blechnaceae
Genus: Blechnum (BLEK-num) (Info)
Species: moorei (MOOR-eye) (Info)

Category:
Ferns

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From spores

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Mar 23, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Small stemmed fern (up to 1' of trunk) with relatively wide, rounded leaflets on full head of fronds. Likes it moist and frost tender, but survived in my yard down to 28F without much problem- dislikes the blast furnace of August and September more in Southern California

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Thousand Oaks, California
Orlando, Florida



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