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Tree Fern, Silver Lady Fern - Plant

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The many leaflets of each frond are shiny green and slightly drooping. There are several forms distinguished by having either narrower, wider or more pointed leaflets.
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Plant height : 1 feet (+/- 20%)
The plant is potted in 6 inch plastic Pot
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Description for Tree Fern, Silver Lady Fern

This striking, dwarf tree fern called the Silver Lady (Blechnum Gibbum) has strong, bright green foliage in a lovely feathery shape. Blechnum gibbum is a small tree fern. Blechnum gibbum is a neat, symmetrical rosette of fronds up to 90cm (36 inch) long and 30cm (12 inch) wide.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Silver Lady Fern, Tree Fern NA NA Height supplied is approx 45 cm Very easy to grow

Planting and care

Needs a nice light spot indoors out of the full sun but can stand in a shady spot outdoors too. Blechnum gibbum is growing as an understory plant in forested areas where thrive in filtered light and high humidity in moist fertile soils.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Light Shade, Partial to Full Shade, Full Shade Loamy soil Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings 16 to 29 degrees C Use any organic liquid fertilizer.

Caring for Tree Fern

  • The dwarf tree fern (Blechnum gibbum) is a real jungle plant and really does not like direct sunlight.
  • Blechnum gibbum prefers moist air.
  • Remove old, browning fronds by trimming off at their base.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Tree Fern

Special features: The older it gets the more of a trunk it will grow, making it a real tree fern.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: Used for decorations in homes, shops and offices. Good to keep inside homes and terraces.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • https://www.bakker.com/en-gb/p/dwarf-tree-fern-silver-lady-M37887
  • http://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/silver-lady-fern/

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