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 Baltimore, Maryland.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 6th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Baltimore is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in de…
December 5th, 2021
Baltimore is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to decrease by 25.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.2 megajoules of energy per m2 …
December 4th, 2021
This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of day…
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 Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.
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 5th, 2021
The growing potential in Baltimore is very 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 t…