Dicksonia squarrosa



  • Masses of dark green fern fronds coming out of the crown of the trunk.
  • Slender black trunk usually covered in many old fronds.


  • Grows well in damp, shady areas of the garden.
  • Great when used as mass plantings at entrances to gardens or houses.
  • Give a native, architectural look to garden.

Growing Conditions

  • Moderately coastal and frost hardy.
  • Will tolerate a small amount of wind.
  • Prefers moist to very moist soils.


Height Width
5 year old tree 1.5m 1.0m
10 year old tree 2.5m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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