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HARDY FERNS Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'
Commonly known as Crown fern, Dwarf Brazilian tree fern
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Height - 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
Spread - 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
Fern - upright, trunk-like rhizomes, to 30cm (12in) tall and oblong-lance-shaped, pinnate, mid- to dark green fronds with finely toothed, linear pinnae
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - - suits woodland or a shady border where there is some humidity
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - Peru, Brazil
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - moist, humus-rich soil
- Growing & Caring for Ferns
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