Cyathea smithii



  • Masses of soft, delicate fronds.
  • Looks lush and attractive when sheltered from wind and full sun.
  • Fronds come our horizontal from head but eventually hang down trunk forming a distinctive skirt.
  • Slow but steady grower.


  • For shady and sheltered areas.
  • Around patios, courtyards or bigger  gardens.
  • Woodland areas.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost hardy.
  • Avoid coastal conditions and windy sites.
  • Grows in moist to very moist soil  conditions.
  • Partial shade to full shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 1.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 1.5m 1.5m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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