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DICKSONIA antarctica

Associated Products

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - plants under 1.2m (4ft) require management for protection. See link on DICKSONIA page.
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    Pests & Diseases - none

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    Place of Origin - eastern Australia, Tasmania.

Delivery Information

Now is our busy period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 14 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

We regret to inform you that we cannot currently accept orders for export outside of the UK until the autumn

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.

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Man fern, Soft tree fern

This attractive architectural plant thrives in cool moist shaded woodland

Hardiness Rating

Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or googd microclimate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)

Mature Dimensions
overall height and width of plant once mature

Height - in metres - 6m (20ft) though very slow growing.
Spread - in metres - 4m (12ft)

Plant Type

Evergreen - large, dark-green, roughly-textured fronds.
Fern - single-stemmed tree fern.

Preferred Location

Partial Shade
Partial Shade - thrives in filtered sunlight.

Soil Conditions

Acid Loving
No Preference - but humus-rich.

Buy DICKSONIA antarctica

Pot size: 2.5 or 3 Litre
Small £15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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6 inch Trunk £27.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Pot size: 5 Litre
Trunk 1ft £37.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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Trunk 2ft £80.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Pot size: 10 or 15 Litre
Trunk 3ft £122.50 each
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Trunk 4ft £165.00 each
Pot size: 15 Litre
Trunk 5ft £207.50 each
Pot size: 20 Litre
Trunk 6ft £250.00 each

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