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DICKSONIA antarctica

Commonly known as Man fern, Soft tree fern

This attractive architectural plant thrives in cool moist shaded woodland
Small £16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Trunk 1ft £50.00 each
Trunk 2ft £110.00 each
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Available again from APRIL 2018
Trunk 3ft £170.00 each
Trunk 4ft £230.00 each
Trunk 5ft £290.00 each
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15 Litre
Trunk 6ft £350.00 each
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20 Litre

  • Good to know - plants under 1.2m (4ft) require management for protection. See link on DICKSONIA page.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - eastern Australia, Tasmania.
  • 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 good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Height - 6m (20ft) though very slow growing.
  • Spread - 4m (12ft)
  • Evergreen - large, dark-green, roughly-textured fronds.
  • Fern - single-stemmed tree fern.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Full Shade
  • Partial Shade - thrives in filtered sunlight.
  • Acid Loving
  • No Preference - but humus-rich.
6m (20ft) though very slow growing.
fern Average Person
  4m (12ft)

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