AWARD

DICKSONIA squarrosa

Commonly known as Slender tree fern

Small short fronds on this New Zealand tree fern which has a neat appearance. Suitable for containers and conservatories. Hardy to minus 5°c
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    2- or 3-pinnate fronds to about 2m (6½ft)
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Fern
    Attractive, fast-growing tree fern which develops a slender, black trunk.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Will grow outside in milder locations
    This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade

DICKSONIA squarrosa

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£50.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Requires high humidity. Keep trunk almost constantly wet.
    Place of origin
    New Zealand.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    Bipinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to acid soil
    Humus-rich.
3m (10ft)
fern - guide for size not form Average Person
  30cm (12in)
 

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