Cyatheaceae. (Tree fern) Beautiful medium sized tree fern with long dark green fronds.
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Adaptable to a variety of soil types it makes an ideal garden or tub plant. Likes plenty of water but tolerates considerable exposure to direct sunlight and is reasonably resistant to strong winds. Protect the crown in winter with straw.
Ht. possibly up to 10m. in time. S.E. Australia and Tasmania. *