Fern Dicksonia antarctica
Delivery height 30 - 50 cm
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Create a tropical feeling in your garden with this lush green tree fern, grows best in shade or part shade and slightly acidic soil. In winter the cro
Create a tropical feeling in your garden with this lush green soft tree fern. It grows best in shade or part shade and slightly acidic soil. In winter the crown needs to be protected from frost or alternatively you can over winter the fern in a cool greenhouse. The trunk develops with age.
- 1 x Dicksonia antarctica 17 cm pot
|Botanical name||Dicksonia antarctica|
|Preferred Soil||Peaty soil|
|Fully grown in||10 years|
How to take care of Fern Dicksonia antarctica
Plant all ferns in a compost enriched soil, the require gritty free draining topsoil. Ferns for the border like to be planted in a semi shady situation and must be given some space to unfold their lovely foliage. Dicksonia Ferns need a spacious place in humus rich soil, dig bark, leaf mould or well rotted manure through the soil. They grow best in a shady to half shady position. If planted in planters (large min. 35 cm across) make sure the drainage is good. Important the barky stem of the Dicksonia should not to dry up. Water over the top of the plant once a week with a can of rainwater. Fern's need some protection during harsh winters either by wrapping the trunk in insulating matter, a well tied on layer of straw matting and/or bubble wrap is recommended, and protect the crown by stuffing it with straw.
For additional instructions see product packaging.
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