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Cyathea dealbata, Alsophila tricolor, Silver Tree Fern, Ponga

Cyathea dealbata, Alsophila tricolor

Silver Tree Fern, Ponga
Family: Cyatheaceae
Origin: New Zealand
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliage

This is the New-Zealand National Symbol, and is a Majestic tree fern with mature fronds that can grow about 4 m long, which have a distinctive silvery color underside. The trunk can be as tall as 10 m or more. It easily grows in a sheltered situation.


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Cyathea dealbata, Alsophila tricolor, Silver Tree Fern, Ponga
Cyathea dealbata, Alsophila tricolor, Silver Tree Fern, Ponga
Underside to frond
Cyathea dealbata, Alsophila tricolor, Silver Tree Fern, Ponga
Underside to frond


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/cyathea_dealbata.htm