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Dickinsonia antarctica (Tree Fern)

Dickinsonia antarctica (Tree Fern)
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Type Tree, Fern, Deciduous
Form Taller Rounded Form, Architectural Form
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Dickinsonia antarctica:

  • Ornamental winter bark / tracery
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Dickinsonia antarctica

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Dickinsonia antarctica:

  • Added winter interest from attractive bark or stems
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
trees with ornamental winter bark
plants for pots and containers
architectural plants

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