A decorative NZ native fern that has a beautiful low growing habit, in the shape of a many-pointed star. Needs sheltered cooler situation with filtered light. Provide plenty of moisture to establish itself. Ideal in a massed planting in a shady spot or under trees. Evergreen. Hardy.
Require 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.