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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Tree ferns such as semi-evergreen Dicksonia antarctica from southern Australia will impress.
What do have to be looked after are Pot vulnerable species such as ferns, especially tree ferns like Dicksonia antarctica.
What do have to be looked after are vulnerable species such as ferns, especially tree ferns like Dicksonia antarctica.
By contrast, Atherosperma moschatum, Nothofagus cunninghamii and Dicksonia antarctica Labill.
The tree fern Dicksonia antarctica invades two habitats of european conservation priority in Sao Miguel Island, Azores.
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.
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.