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Blechnum Silver Lady – Best Ferns In New Zealand!

Growing ferns such as Blechnum Silver Lady in your garden or indoor space delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have a range of crown ferns and tree ferns that are ready for planting. We’ll help you find the right Blechnum for your space. Choose from a wide variety of New Zealand-native plants that have been eco-sourced and bred to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Blechnum ferns, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Blechnum Questions

1. Is a Blechnum poisonous?

Blechnum is a genus of ferns that are not known to be poisonous to humans or pets. However, it is always best to err on the side of caution and avoid eating any plants that you are not familiar with.

2. What is the best soil for Blechnum?

Blechnum grow best in a moist, well-draining, compost-enriched, and slightly acidic soil. They are sensitive to root rot, so it is important to avoid planting it in soils that are too wet or heavy. If you are planting Blechnum in a container, use a commercial potting mix that is specifically designed for ferns.

3. How do you grow Blechnum?

To grow Blechnum, you can either start from seed or divide an existing plant.

Starting from seed:

  1. Sow Blechnum spores in a well-draining potting mix.
  2. Keep the potting mix moist but not sodden.
  3. Place the pot in a warm, humid location.
  4. Germination can take several weeks or even months.
  5. Once the seedlings have emerged, transplant them into individual pots.

Dividing an existing plant:

  1. Carefully dig up the plant and remove the root ball.
  2. Use a sharp knife to divide the root ball into two or more sections.
  3. Replant the divisions in individual pots.
  4. Water the plants regularly and keep them in a warm, humid location.

Once your Blechnum plants are established, you can plant them in the ground or in containers.

4. How do you care for a Blechnum fern indoors?

Caring for Blechnum ferns indoors involves a few key things:

5. What is the most beautiful tree fern?

The most beautiful tree fern is a matter of opinion, but some of the most popular and visually appealing varieties include:

Ultimately, the most beautiful tree fern is the one that you find most appealing. Consider the size, shape, and texture of the fronds, as well as the overall appearance of the tree fern, when making your decision. You should also consider the climate and growing conditions in your area when choosing a tree fern.

6. What is the lifespan of a lady fern?

The lifespan of a lady fern can vary depending on several factors, including:

Overall, you can expect a well-cared-for lady fern to live for a decade or more. With exceptional care and ideal conditions, some individuals might even last up to 20 years.

7. Can lady ferns take full sun?

Lady ferns generally prefer partial shade to full shade, with bright, indirect light being ideal for optimal growth.

8. What is the lifespan of a fern?

The lifespan of a fern, like any plant, can vary depending on several factors, making it difficult to give a single definitive answer. However, I can provide some general information and specific examples to help you understand the range of lifespans you might encounter:

General factors affecting lifespan:

Specific examples:

9. What happens if ferns get too much sun?

When ferns receive too much sun, their delicate fronds can suffer a range of negative consequences, depending on the intensity and duration of the exposure, as well as the specific species of fern. Here's a breakdown of what might happen:

Damage to the fronds:

Overall stress and decline:

Impact depending on species:

Here's what you can do if your fern gets too much sun:

Remember, early intervention is key. If you notice signs of sun damage, act quickly to provide your fern with the shade and care it needs to recover.

10. Does lady fern spread?

Lady ferns do spread, but in a slow and controlled manner. They achieve this primarily through underground rhizomes, which are horizontal stems that grow beneath the soil surface. Here's what you need to know about lady fern spreading:

How they spread:


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