Dicksonia Antarctica 180 6 foot

Dicksonia Antarctica 180 6 foot

Regular price €999.00
Dicksonia antarctica, commonly known as the Tree Fern, is a magnificent and iconic fern species native to the cool and moist regions of Australia, including Tasmania. It is a sought-after plant in the Irish climate, adding a touch of exotic beauty to gardens and landscapes.

Height/Spread: Dicksonia antarctica can reach impressive heights of up to 10-15 feet (3-4.5 meters), with a spread of approximately 6-8 feet (1.8-2.4 meters). It forms a tall, slender trunk covered in a fibrous, brown trunk that supports a lush, fern-like crown.

Position: This tree fern thrives in partially shaded to shady positions, making it an excellent choice for Irish gardens. It prefers a location that offers protection from direct sunlight and strong winds, creating a microclimate that resembles its native habitat.

Soil: Dicksonia antarctica thrives in well-draining, moisture-retentive soil enriched with organic matter. It prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil pH levels. In the Irish climate, it is important to ensure the soil remains consistently moist, mimicking the fern's natural habitat.

Flowering Season: Although Tree Ferns like Dicksonia antarctica are not primarily known for their flowers, they do produce small, inconspicuous flowers. However, their true beauty lies in their lush, green fronds that persist throughout the year, providing an evergreen presence in the Irish climate.

Uses: Dicksonia antarctica is a highly versatile plant in the Irish climate, suitable for various uses. It adds a striking focal point in gardens and can be planted individually or in groups to create a tropical atmosphere. Its graceful fronds create a lush backdrop and provide shade for understory plants. Tree Ferns are also popular in landscaping projects, adding a touch of elegance and uniqueness to outdoor spaces.
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