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Ferns | Cyathea dealbata

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Product Code:598
Mature Height:5-10m
Mature Width:3-4m
Growth Habit:Arching, Clumping
Evergreen or Deciduous:Evergreen
Leaves:Fronds/Pinnate
Leaf Colour:Mid Green
Soil Moisture Requirements:Well drained, Dry
Garden Position:Shade, Semi shade, Sheltered
Environmental Tolerances:Seashore / Coastal, Cold, Shade/Low Light
Garden Theme:NZ Native

Plant / Product Features:
Found in damp bush from lowlands to moderate altitudes from North Cape to Dunedin but largely absent from Westland, Fiordland and Stewart Island. This symbolic NZ native 'Ponga' produces bright green, shiny fronds up to 3 metres long. Fronds have beautiful silver undersides and a white stalk. The trunk is patterned with the bases of the fallen fronds. Prefers shade to semi-shade and a good moist soil and needs protection from wind to look attractive. The pith was used used by Maori as a poulstice for skin rashes and the fronds as soft matting on floors, placed silver side down to avoid skin irritation from the spores. Pakeha settlers used ponga trunks to build the walls of their huts.

Landscaping Uses:
Good planted in groups or as a specimen. Fit well with a tropical design as well as creating a very New Zealand atmosphere. Use the ponga trunks to make walls and fences.

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Price Guide Descriptions
Budget: Younger/smaller plants requiring time to grow in, ideal for large areas.
Landscape: Plant sizes used by professional landscapers.
Premium: Plants that have been 'grown on' to provide impact to your planting.
Instant: Large grade specimen trees providing an 'instant' effect.
Cyathea dealbata
Cyathea dealbata
Cyathea dealbata