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Pteridium esculentum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pteridium esculentum Austral Bracken, Common Bracken Fern,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Spreading

Description:
Spreading fern with upright triangular dark green fronds that emerge from spreading underground stems. Grows approx. 1m H x 1m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Dennstaedtiaceae Australia

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

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