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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
dwarf Brazilian tree fern
Blechnum corcovadense var. crispum
Blechnum are mostly evergreen ferns with erect or creeping rhizomes and simply pinnate, leathery fronds, the fertile ones usually erect, the sterile often spreading
B. brasiliense is an evergreen, frost-tender fern reaching a height and spread of 1.5m by 1m. The erect to arching fronds are slightly crinkled; new fronds emerge an intense pinkish-red colour before maturing to a glossy green. Over time, the erect rhizome will form a thin trunk around 30cm high
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Best grown under glass in frost-free conditions in a neutral to acid loam compost with bright filtered or indirect light, a humid atmosphere and good ventilation
Propagate by spores in summer or propagate by division but may take some time to re-establish
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Sub-tropical Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Tidy if necessary, removing older fronds
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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