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Quantity: A single plant in a jiffy pot

Brazilian Fern Tree

Brazilian Fern tree is tree species which is found from Tropical America.It is a deciduous tree with straight trunk and is fast growing (up to 3 meters per year).The bark is smooth and gray-green except by the scars left by fallen leaves.Brazilian Fern Tree grown in the form of rosettes, ends of the leaflets on a frond are crinkled and long and new fronds emerge reddish-bronze.

Brazilian Fern Tree bloom from October through December in the Southern Hemisphere, after the leaves have fallen off. Flowers about 3.5cm in diameter produce bright yellow nectar.

Brazilian Fern Tree commonly called Brazilian Fern Tree,Brazilian Fire-Tree, Tower Tree. It is native to the Atlantic forest of Brazil, also found in Costa Rica in regions.They are under Family Fabaceae.They grow best in filtered sunlight or partial shade and prefer moist soil. They used as both indoor and outdoor plants.A neat and attractive dwarf tree fern with lush foliage.

What makes it Special:
✴️The wood is odorless, straw-colored, soft and light,formerly used for dugout canoes, it is now used for toys, boxes, shoe heels, the inner layers of laminated wood, and paper.
✴️The leaves contain water-soluble substances that act as antidotes to the bites of Bothrops snakes.
✴️The seeds of Brazilian Fern Tree are used traditionally as beads and buttons.

Sr Item name
1 Brazilian Fern Tree
2 3.15 inch (8cm)) Grower Round Plastic pot (Black)

Plant Specifications:

Plant Height 303.15 inches
Plant Spread 31.4 inches
above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name Brazilian Fire Tree,Tower Tree
Maximum Reachable Height 60 – 70 feet
Flower Color Yellow

Bloom Time Winter
Difficulty Level Easy.
Planting and Care:

Sunlight
✳️ Brazilian Fern Tree needs a bright indirect light so keep near a window where direct sunlight does not fall. Do not let direct sunlight touch the foliage, the leaves may become scorched.
✳️Filtered sunlight or partial shade is available.

Soil
✳️They need loose, a well-draining soil mixture, not much. Since they prefer organic content in the soil such as peat, coconut peat, keeping a balanced acidic soil is benefitting to the plant growth.
✳️To maintain a high humid condition,Peat moss can be added to the soil.
✳️Avoid dry soil. More prolonged period of dry soil cause your plant might even die.They are intolerant to dry soil.

Watering
✳️With the help of finger or a stick check the moisture of the soil.
✳️Apply small amount of water in the top of the plant until keeping the soil slightly moist.
✳️Do not overwater the plant.
✳️ Brazilian Fern Tree prefer moist soil.To maintain the water content or moisture in the soil use pebble tray or keep a sprayer handy.
✳️Drooping of leaves shows that the plant is underwatered or overwatered. ✳️Reduce watering during winters.

Application of Fertilizer
✳️Before putting the fertilizer, ensure the soil must be loosen the top soil without disturbing the root system.
✳️Apply water immediately after application of Fertilizer.
✳️Ferns are not a fan of fertilizers. They hate the inorganic build-up on the topsoil.
✳️ Fertilize during the growing season (April-September), preferably liquid fertilizer of half the strength. Avoid bringing the fertilizer in contact with the fronds.

Plant Protection:
✳️In case of any insect attack, use neem oil, eucalyptus oil or citrus oil can be sprayed for prevention.
✳️Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.

Don’ts:
✳️Avoid overwatering the plant. Do not put the plant under direct sunlight, which causes bleaches or burnts on the plant parts.
✳️AC vents should be away from plant pot.

Initial Care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
✳️Do not repot the plant frequently.
✳️Always check the moisture content of the soil using stick or finger in which the coleus plant growing. Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright light /Artificial bright light.
Key Requirements to keep the Plant
Healthy:

Sunlight Bright Indirect sunlight or partial shade
Watering 2 times a week (increase watering in hot temperature)
Soil 2 times a week (increase watering in hot temperature)
Temperature At least as low as 25 Degrees Fahrenheit
Fertilizer Once or twice a year

Brazilian Fern Tree Special Feature:

✳️The wood is odorless, straw-colored, soft and light,formerly used for dugout canoes, it is now used for toys, boxes, shoe heels, the inner layers of laminated wood, and paper.
✳️The leaves contain water-soluble substances that act as antidotes to the bites of Bothrops snakes.
✳️The seeds of Brazilian Fern Tree are used traditionally as beads and buttons.

Ornament Use:
🔻Their diversity of foliage color, leaf shape, and growth habit make Brazilian Fern Tree a valuable container.
🔻It can be used as both indoor and outdoor plant.

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