Dicksonia antarctica

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Noun1.Dicksonia antarctica - of Australia and TasmaniaDicksonia antarctica - of Australia and Tasmania; often cultivated; hardy in cool climates
tree fern - any of numerous usually tropical ferns having a thick woody stem or caudex and a crown of large fronds; found especially in Australia and New Zealand; chiefly of the families Cyatheaceae and Marattiaceae but some from Polypodiaceae
Dicksonia, genus Dicksonia - tree ferns of temperate Australasia having bipinnatifid or tripinnatifid fronds and usually marginal sori; in some classification systems placed in family Cyatheaceae
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Dicksonia antarctica is hardy in temperate climates, but may need some protection when young or newly planted, so choose a slightly sheltered site to be safe.
At the base, use drifts of hellebores, epimedium and pachysandras and build up initial height with a layer of Fatsia, Dicksonia antarctica and clouds of Pittosporum Nanum.
After the Eucalyptus, Dicksonia antarctica is probably the plant that most epitomises the flora of ancient Gondwanaland.
The three outgroup taxa, Calochlaena villosa, Dicksonia antarctica, and Lophosoria quadripinnata, belong to the Dicksoniaceae as circumscribed by Smith et al.
A Yes, if you choose a hardy type such as Dicksonia antarctica, which tolerates sub zero temperatures.
Anna Hill, East Sussex GROWING 2 them isn't as difficult as you think if you choose a hardy type such as Dicksonia Antarctica, which tolerates sub zero temperatures.
And yet, take a look around the average British garden today and the commonest representative of the ferns that you are likely to see is Dicksonia antarctica, the New Zealand tree fern, so popularised by Alan Titchmarsh in his Barleywood garden in Hampshire.
Other exotics include the tree fern, Dicksonia antarctica, another popular species in the contemporary garden which is particularly suited to smaller spaces as it's slow growing.
If you're in a sheltered courtyard garden, I love a hint of the exotic with Dicksonia antarctica," he adds.
Most tree ferns grown in Britain are Dicksonia antarctica, not from New Zealand but Australia.
On the other hand, Dicksonia antarctica Labill seems to grow slower in sunny sites, when compared to less exposed and more humid sites, where they are less likely to experience water stress (Hunt et al.
THE fabulous hardy tree fern Dicksonia antarctica will give an instant jungle feel to your garden, especially in spring when a fountain of fresh green fronds unfold from the canopy.