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Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'  - fronds in late summer
  • Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'  - fronds in late summer

Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'

£13.95

(Brazilian Tree Fern) New to us, Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'  is an evergreen, low growing tree fern native to South America which has glossy dark green fronds with young growth being bronze-red in colour.

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New to us, Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano' is an evergreen, low growing tree fern native to South America which has glossy dark green fronds with young growth being bronze-red in colour. 

Best in a warm, sheltered position in light or heavy shade. Avoid cold, windy areas.


  • Position: Light, dappled or heavy shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Not particularly hardy. Tolerates cold down to approx -1oC to -3oC but requires a mild, sheltered position and protection in cold winters. Can be grown in a container and moved into a greenhouse or similar over winter. Not at all suitable for cold or exposed areas.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit:  Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano' grows to be a small tree fern, gradually developing a short trunk in a good position.
    • Height: up to 1 - 1.5m (3 - 5 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 - 4 ft)
  • Notes: Please be aware that Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano' can be damaged or killed in the winter by cold weather if not adequately protected and if planted in a poor position. As such, it is not covered by our guarantee.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Light Shade, Shade
Eventual Size
Fern - Medium, Fern - Large
Growing Conditions
Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Acid
Special Features
Suitable for Containers, Foliage - Unusual Shape, Evergreen, Foliage - Purple/Red, Rare and Unusual