A NZ native fern naturally occurring on the coast. The fronds are very glossy and leathery giving it the ability to handle harsh conditions. Prefers good drainage and filtered light in an open situation. Great in dry shade once established. Hardy. Evergreen.
A moist but well drained soil with plenty of organic matter. Water regularly to maintain plant health during hot periods, Add a mulch of organic matter in autumn, prune off any dead growth as required.