Dicksonia antarctica – 6ft (180cm)
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
Sunlight or Partial Shade
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing (Sheltered)
Moist but well-drained Soil Loam, Sand
pH Acid, Neutral
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
Propagate by sowing spores as soon as ripe
Dead or damaged fronds may be removed as necessary
Please note; if brought in winter these may be supplied without fonds.