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HARDY FERNS Cyathea cooperi

Commonly known as Australian tree fern, Cooper's fern, Lacy tree fern

Upper trunk and new fronds covered in light brown scales. Light green fronds which can grow up to 15ft in length. Prefers shady moist conditions. Relatively quick-growing
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Available autumn 2020 -
£13.50 each

Any 10+ for £10 each
Any 3+ £11 each

  • Height - 2-5m (6½-16ft)
  • Spread - 3-4m (10-13ft)
  • Fern - fast-growing tree fern witha slender stem and a terminal cluster of narrowly ovate, mid-green fronds with lance-shaped or linear segments
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun - in consistently moist soil
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - damp down trunk and leaves on hot days
  • Pests & Diseases - Rhizoctonia (soil-borne fungus causing damping off or rot) on young plants
  • Place of origin - Australia
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
2-5m (6½-16ft)
fern - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-4m (10-13ft)

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