Australian Tree Fern, Lacy Tree Fern, Scaly Tree Fern, Cooper's Tree Fern
A medium to fast growing fern, generally with a straight, upright trunk. The crown is widely spread and the lacy, pale green fronds may reach over 4m in length. Cyatheas are the tallest of the ferns and can create a microclimate for other ferns and moisture loving plants. Suitable as feature and shelter plants in both Native and Tropical gardens, grown singular or in a grove. Grows best in high humidity with moist soils, responding well to organic fertilisers and well-rotted animal manures. Avoid hot, dry, windy locations.
|Dimensions||Height: 5 to 20m, Width: 8m|
|Origin||North East coast NSW and Qld.|
|Pests & diseases||No specific pests or diseases.|
|Typical sizes||200mm, 300mm|