Dicksonia antarctica – 6ft (180cm)

£318.75

Description

Dicksonia antarctica  6ft (180cm) 35ltr.
(stump height from pot, fronds extra)
common names; Soft tree fern, Australian tree fern

Dicksonia are evergreen tree ferns, but may be deciduous in cold areas, with a stout erect, trunk-like rhizome clothed in fibrous roots, and bearing a rosette of large, pinnately divided fronds at the apex.

It’s is an evergreen tree fern, but deciduous in colder areas, growing slowly to 4m in height, with a stout reddish-brown stem and a terminal rosette of arching, deeply divided, glossy dark green fronds to 3m in length

Foliage Evergreen
Hardiness H3

Sunlight or Partial Shade

Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing (Sheltered)

Soil
Moist but well-drained Soil Loam, Sand
pH Acid, Neutral

Cultivation
Grow outdoors in a moist but well-drained humus-rich soil. In hot, dry summers water the stem but avoid watering the crown in winter.

Will grow without winter protection only in milder areas

Propagation
Propagate by sowing spores as soon as ripe

Pruning
Dead or damaged fronds may be removed as necessary

Please note; if brought in winter these may be supplied without fonds.