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Cyathea cooperii 'Australian Tree Fern'
Cyathea cooperii 'Australian Tree Fern'
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10 Inch -Ships in 10" nursery pot 10-12 inches in height.


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10 Inch -Ships in 10" nursery pot 10-12 inches in height.

Cyathea cooperii 'Australian Tree Fern'- Fastest growing of the hardy tree ferns. Can grow from 1 feet to 6 feet spread in a year, eventually to 20 feet tall. Broad fronds are finely cut, bright green to a spread of 12 feet. Reasonably safe in sheltered places along the coast and in warm coastal valleys.

Ferns are seedless vascular plants that produce spores instead of seeds. Ferns are a very ancient lineage of plants that date back over 400 million years. Today, ferns are used as specimens in atriums, greenhouses, and conservatories and can be found in the smallest apartments to the largest homes. They offer a quiet, graceful beauty by softening landscapes indoors and out. Although ferns lack the bright colors of flowers, they are tremendously diverse in frond size, shape, division, texture, and color. Ferns are especially useful in the shady garden and landscape. When ferns are grown outdoors during summer, they should be located in the cooler areas of the garden, usually in deep shade. Never expose ferns to full sun in summer. Ferns prefer a slightly moist media with good drainage.

Peak Period: Middle Devonian (410 to 360 million years ago) In their prehistoric heyday, ferns dominated landscapes. Many evolved into modern plants, and more than 12,000 species thrive today. From big tree ferns to tiny, wispy strains, they reproduce from spores found beneath their fronds, or leaves.

 

Name Cyathea cooperii 'Australian Tree Fern'
Common Names Giant Scaly Tree Fern
Grow Zone 10
Light Conditions Partial Sun/Shade
Water Requirements Average
PH Level 5.6-6.0
Minimum Height 15 feet
Maximum Height 20 feet
Growth Habit Fast
Bloom Period Summer - Fall
Bloom Color Inconspicuous
Fragrant No
Best Grown In Container, Feature plant
Scientific Name Cyathea cooperii
Class Liliopsida
Family Cyatheaceae
Genus Cyathea
Species cooperi
Cultivar Brentwood
Salt Tolerance Moderate
Grow Zone 10
Grow Zones
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