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Blechnum brasiliense (photo courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens)
Blechnum brasiliense (photo courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens)

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Zones 19, 21-24
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Blechnum brasiliense

Dwarf Tree Fern
Polypodiaceae
Evergreen, Ferns

BLECHNUM

Evergreen ferns noted for their symmetrical, formal appearance; some form a small trunk. Plants dislike overhead watering when air is humid or still.

Blechnum brasiliense

Native to Brazil and Peru. This dwarf tree fern grows to 4 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide. Nearly erect fronds grow in compact clusters and are reddish when young. ‘Crispum’ has elegantly ruffled fronds.

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