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Blechnum Brasiliense Volcano

Blechnum Brasiliense Volcano


30cm - 35cm length /  12cm Pot


SKU: fer032
    • Elevate your botanical experience with the mesmerizing Blechnum Brasiliense Volcano. This exceptional fern variety is a true spectacle, captivating hearts with its unique blend of fiery foliage and elegant fronds. Whether you're an avid gardener, a nature enthusiast, or a homeowner seeking distinctive greenery, the Blechnum Brasiliense Volcano is your go-to choice.
    • 30-35cm Height. 
    • 12cm pot.
    • Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano' is a type of fern that is suitable for outdoor gardening in the UK. Here are some care instructions to help you maintain a healthy and thriving plant:
    • Location: Choose a partially shaded to full shade location for your Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'. This fern prefers indirect sunlight and can tolerate different light conditions, but avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.
    • Soil: Plant your fern in well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. A mix of peat, compost, and regular garden soil can work well. Ensure the soil stays consistently moist but not waterlogged.

    • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but be cautious not to overwater. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Adjust the frequency based on weather conditions – more water during hot, dry spells and less during cooler, wet periods.

    • Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to help retain moisture, suppress weeds, and create a more favorable microclimate. Replenish the mulch as needed.

    • Fertilization: Apply a balanced liquid fertilizer or slow-release granular fertilizer in spring and again in mid-summer. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for dosage and application.

    • Pruning: Remove any dead or damaged fronds to keep the plant looking neat and encourage new growth. Prune only in the growing season.

    • Winter Care: Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano' is hardy in the UK for some and can reportedly tolerate temperatures as low as -3°C, it might appreciate some protection during harsh winters. You can cover the plant with mulch or straw to insulate it from cold temperatures.

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