It is a common fern of coastal open sites or light scrub.
It is also called the rasp fern because its fronds are somewhat harsh to touch.
New fronds are reddish pink while old fronds are dark green.
has better foliage color in full sun.
It is a fairly hardy low growing fern that form clumps.
Previously known as Doodia media
- Does equally well in full sun or light shade
- Drought tolerant
- H .3m x H .5m
- Plants ecosourced from the Waitakere Ecological District