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Dicksonia squarrosa

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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 12
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.93 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.62 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dicksonia squarrosa Rough Tree Fern, Common Tree Fern, Wheki,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Open Canopy, Pendulous, Upright

Description:
Medium, hardy tree fern native to New Zealand, this beautiful fern is best grown in a shaded area that receives a good average rain fall. This tree fern does not drop its dead fronds, giving an appearance of a brown skirt under fresh foliage. Grows approx. 6m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Fibrous roots that cover the trunk are the ideal place for epiphytic orchids and other ferns to grow. Keep moist in drier periods.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Dicksoniaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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