Brazilian Tree Fern
Blechnum moorei

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

Category:

Ferns

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

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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:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From spores

Seed Collecting:

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Regional

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

Thousand Oaks, California

New Port Richey, Florida

Orlando, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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