This tree fern is easily recognised by its distinctive silvery underside of the frond.
Young plants are however green underneath.
It is found throughout New Zealand in lowland to montane forests.
It is easily grown and will tolerate drier conditions than the other tree ferns.
- H 5-8m
- Sun or light shade
- Dry tolerant
- Prefers a sheltered position
- Frost tender
Plants supplied are ecosourced from the Tamaki and Waitakere Ecological Districts.