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DICKSONIA antarctica

Commonly known as Man fern, Soft tree fern

This attractive architectural plant thrives in cool moist shaded woodland
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £16.00 each 


Available again from March 2022 - New stock in early spring.
6 inch Trunk £37.50 each 

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Available again from March 2022 - New stock in early spring.
Trunk 1ft £55.00 each 

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Available again from March 2022 - New stock in early spring.
Trunk 2ft £115.00 each 

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Available again from March 2022 - New stock in early spring.
Trunk 3ft £200.00 each 

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Available again from March 2022 - New stock in early spring.
Trunk 4ft £245.00 each 

Delivery Information Available again from March 2022

Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Trunk 5ft £290.00 each 

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plant size comparison icon 15 Litre

Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Trunk 6ft £350.00 each 

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plant size comparison icon 20 Litre
  • Evergreen - large, dark-green, roughly-textured fronds.
  • Height - 6m (20ft) though very slow growing.
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Fern - single-stemmed tree fern.
  • Tall Shrub
  • 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)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade - thrives in filtered sunlight.
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • 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.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Woodland garden
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf form - Bipinnate - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Tolerates all - humus-rich.
  • Wet or boggy soil
6m (20ft) though very slow growing.
fern - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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