Australian Tree Fern
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50 years to reach maturity
Australian Tree Fern Overview
This semi-evergreen tree fern from Australia is fast growing and can reach 5m when given the ideal conditions. Its slender stem is topped with a rosette of fronds that can get to 4m long. This plant prefers a moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil.
Common problems with Australian Tree Fern
Generally pest and disease free when grown outdoors.
How to harvest Australian Tree Fern
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Australian Tree Fern
Sow as soon as ripe.
Special features of Australian Tree Fern
This plant produces large, attractive pinnately-divided fronds.
Other uses of Australian Tree Fern
Can be used in gardens to provide architectural interest.