This popular New Zealand fast-growing native requires shade around the roots, shelter from strong winds and good moisture levels. Like other tree ferns it looks great planted in groups. Hardy. 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. Fertilise with Texture Plants 12 month planting food once a year.