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Summer planting
Contrary to popular opinion, summer planting is fine as long as adequate water is provided throughout any prolonged dry periods. This allows you to take advantage of increased summer growth.
Cyathea dealbata
Height: 8m;  Spread: 5m
Silver Fern, Ponga (Tree Fern)
N.Z's silver fern. Easily grown. Best in a sheltered site. Likes sun or light shade and drier soils.
» Click here for our Dicksonia squarrosa article published in The Fringe, October 2015 ...
» For a landscaping perspective on Cyathea dealbata see this article by O2 Landscapes...
Photo gallery:
New beginnings. Cyathea Dealbata koru. This photo was taken in May on the Karamatura Loop track.
Picture taken on 309 Road, Coromandel Peninsula
..cute. At Long Bay Park Dec '10..