These hardy, slow-growing tree ferns are from the Southern Hemisphere. They are easy to transplant and establish.
Native to southeastern Australia, Tasmania. Hardiest of the tree ferns; well-established plants tolerate 20°F/–7°C. Thick, red-brown, fuzzy trunk grows slowly to 15 ft. Many arching, 3–6-ft. fronds grow from the top of the trunk; mature fronds are more finely cut than those of Australian tree fern (Cyathea).
‘Doubledecker’ (‘Doppelganger’), another 2-footer, has something extra: a seco...
Native to eastern North America; for ornamental species, see
California native. Satiny, lavender-pink flowers on 1–2-ft. stems in late spring. Spreads freely...