Dicksonia Antarctica 120-130cm 4 foot
Dicksonia Antarctica 120-130cm 4 foot
Dicksonia Antarctica 120-130cm 4 foot

Dicksonia Antarctica 120-130cm 4 foot

Dicksonia Antarctica 120-130cm 4 foot

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Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things. 

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Dicksonia Antarctica - Description

  • Latin Name: Dicksonia antarctica
  • Common Name: Soft Tree Fern
  • Other Names: Tasmanian Tree Fern
  • Indoors or Outdoor: Typically grown outdoors
  • Size: Dicksonia Antarctica can reach a mature height of 3 to 4 meters with a similar spread.

Dicksonia Antarctica - Delivery

  • Delivery Info: Your healthy Dicksonia Antarctica plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.

Dicksonia Antarctica - Characteristics

  • Mature Size: These tree ferns can grow to an impressive size, typically reaching heights of 3 to 4 meters.
  • Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, maintaining lush fronds throughout the year.
  • Preferred Position: Partial to full shade, with protection from harsh afternoon sun.
  • Shape - Plant Characteristics: Characterized by a striking and arching crown of large, feathery fronds.
  • Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy in some Irish climates but may need winter protection in colder regions.
  • Diseases: Generally disease-resistant, although fungal issues can occasionally arise.

Dicksonia Antarctica - Uses

  • Uses in Garden: Dicksonia Antarctica is a marvelous addition to any garden, creating a prehistoric and tropical atmosphere. It works well as a focal point or in shaded areas, such as woodland gardens.

Dicksonia Antarctica - Planting Characteristics

  • Preferred Planting Aspect: Plant in a well-drained, moist, and sheltered spot with dappled shade.
  • Frost Hardy: While somewhat frost hardy, in colder Irish climates, it's advisable to provide winter protection with straw or horticultural fleece.
  • Fast or Slow Growing: These ferns have a slow to moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning Advice: Minimal pruning is needed. Simply remove dead fronds to maintain a tidy appearance.

Dicksonia Antarctica - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate

  • Sowing Time: Plant in spring or early autumn when the soil is still warm.
  • Instruction: Dig a hole deep enough to accommodate the root ball and keep the crown at or just above ground level. Water thoroughly after planting.
  • Trench Preparation: No trench preparation is necessary for this type of fern.
  • Positioning of Plants: Place your Dicksonia Antarctica in a sheltered position, protected from strong winds and excessive sun.
  • Plant Spacing: Space these ferns at least 1 to 2 meters apart.
  • Pruning: Prune away dead or damaged fronds as needed to maintain a healthy appearance.
  • Facts About the Product: Dicksonia Antarctica, also known as the Soft Tree Fern or Tasmanian Tree Fern, is a stunning and exotic addition to Irish gardens. Its large, arching fronds and prehistoric appearance make it a unique and eye-catching choice for any garden setting.

Enhance your garden's appeal with the beauty and charm of Dicksonia Antarctica. Its striking fronds and evergreen nature will add a touch of the exotic to your outdoor space. Order yours today and enjoy the timeless allure of this remarkable tree fern.

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