Dicksonia antarctica (Soft tree fern)

Dicksonia antarctica 250 mm
Dicksonia antarctica 300 mm
Dicksonia antarctica Size 2 31cm 60 cm Trunk
Dicksonia antarctica Size 3 61cm 90 cm Trunk
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Dicksonia antarctica (Soft tree fern)

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The majestic Dicksonia antarctica, commonly known as the Soft Tree Fern or Man Fern, is an evergreen tree fern native to eastern Australia. These grand plants can reach heights of up to 15m but typically grow around 4-5m in urban gardens with a dark green and roughly textured canopy spread out 2-6 metres in diameter! The unusual shapes vary from curved stems to multi headed ones - these stunning specimens produce new fronds in alternating layers for their fertile and sterile elements. It's fascinating that what appears like a trunk on this plant is merely made up of its previous growth; roots have formed through it allowing them access from the base into the soil below. Order yours today!

Light requirement: Bright indirect sunlight and Medium indirect sunlight

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency:

Soil: Any

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: High

Wind tolerance: High

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally trouble free

Mature height: 5 m

Mature width: 5 m

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Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

Flower colour: No

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season: No

Fruit: Yes

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