Native to southeast Australia, this ''Soft Tree fern has large glossy-green leathery fronds. The trunk is covered with fibrous roots. Prefers a sheltered position with ample moisture through the crown. Protect from frost and wind. Full or part-shade. Evergreen
Require a moist but well drained soil with plenty of organic matter. Water regularly to maintain plant health during hot periods. It is best to water tree ferns through the crown this can be done with an irrigation dripper or with the hose. Add a mulch of organic matter in autumn, prune off any dead growth as required.