Tree Fern, Silver Lady Fern



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.

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 inches) long and 30cm (12 inches) wide.

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Common Name Silver Lady Fern, Tree Fern
Maximum Reachable Height Height supplied is approx 45 cm
Difficulty Level Very easy to grow

Planting And Care

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

Tree Fern Special Feature
The older it gets the more of a trunk it will grow, making it a real tree fern.
Tree Fern Uses
Ornamental Use:

  • Used for decorations in homes, shops, and offices
  • Good to keep inside homes and terraces


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