Also known as
Tender brake, Tender brakefern and Shaking brake
How to care for Australian brake
Australian brake needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 7th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Atlanta is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
December 5th, 2021
Atlanta is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to decrease by 20.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per …
December 5th, 2021
This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayli…
Australian brake may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Australian brake after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 6th, 2021
The growing potential in Atlanta is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…