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Dwarf Tree Fern
Scientific Name: Blechnum gibbum (Lab.) Mett.
Synonym: Frost tender
Family: Blechnaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 24-25
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade, in moist situation

Origin: New Caledonia, New Hebrides, and Fiji

Growth Habits: Dwarf tree fern, up to 3 feet tall and wide (90 cm); short, stout black trunk; bright greenm finely divided fronds.

Watering Needs: Must be kept damp, prefers humus rich acid soil


'Silver Lady'tm is a variety with leaves more silvery looking.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

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