A graceful small fern tern, with a trunk approx. 1m high topped with a spreading rosette of green and fresh fond which arch out and down. Needs protection from extremes hot and cold and will grow well in a large pot. Generally, prefers a sub-tropical to the tropical environment – moist and warm. Plant enough of them close together and they’ll make an interesting under tree groundcover.
Common Name/s : Silver Lady, Silver Lady Fern, Dwarf Tree Fern
Family : Blechnaceae
Origin : Australia, Norfolk Island and Fiji
Habit : Arching, upright
Height : Up to 1.2m in height
Width : Up to 1.0m in width
Growth Rate : Fast
Foliage : Vibrant green fronds that curve upwards and its tip pointing down
Flowers : No
Flower Description : Not known to have any flowers
Flowers colours : Foliage Plants
Fruit : Not know to have any fruits
Position : Needs to be planted in a most shady area, protected from very hot and windy areas
Common Pest And Diseases : Susceptible to scale insects – spray with white oil
Soil Type : A good, rich, fertile soil with plenty of humus – will enjoy an excess of water.
Care And Maintenance : Keep well-watered and don’t let it dry out.
Available Pot Size/s : 200mm;50mm