A native fern with glossy dark green arching fronds, common in forests throughout New Zealand.
This is one of the most popular native ferns.
The true NZ native Hen & chicken fern is much slower to grow
The mature fronds have small bulbils which form new plants.
Protect from slugs and snails.
- H 1m x W 1m
- Prefers shade
- Prefers rich moist composted soil
- Frost tender.
- Prefers a sheltered position
Plants supplied are ecosourced from the Waitakere Ecological District.