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aka Hen and Chicken Fern

This NZ native Fern makes a striking cover plant for shady situations. Looks good group planted beneath established trees and is useful to plant with Hostas carrying on the interest after the Hostas have died down. Likes the shade and nice moist humus rich soil. Protect from frost.


 

Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 80cm x 30cm

Asplenium Bulbiferum

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$21.99

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Asplenium Bulbiferum

Expected Stock Height: 15/25 cm  ? 

New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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Asplenium Bulbiferum

Expected Stock Height: 15/20 cm  ? 

New stock expected End of August, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Hen and Chicken Fern

Native. A selected form of the 'Hen and Chicken' Fern that has luxuriant thick and shiny green fronds. Makes a striking ground cover plant for shady situations. Looks good group planted beneath established trees. Likes the shade and nice moist humus rich soil. Protect from frost. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 100cm x 50cm

Asplenium Maori Princess

Expected Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

New stock expected Middle of Autumn, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price $24.99. Payment on order.

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aka Crown Fern or Pui-Pui

Native Fern. This fern earned its name from the attractive crown of bright green radiating fronds. The fronds are long, narrow and segmented and form a rosette. Gradually spreads. Loves moisture and shade with protection from harsh frost. Perennial.

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 30cm x spreads

Blechnum Discolour (Crown Fern)

Expected Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Kiokio

A hardy popular fern that will grow in deep shade or in a more open site. New growth has red tones. Great for erosion control on banks as it has a good root system and if fast growing.

 

Habit: Arching
Mature Size (HxW): 50cm x 70cm

Blechnum Novae Zealandiae

Expected Stock Height: 20/40 cm  ? 

New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Alpine Water Fern

A low growing fern that spreads by creeping rhizomes. Its natural habitat is on the edge of alpine bogs so that tells you it likes moisture and can tolerate cold. The dark green fronds are tipped with pink when young. It likes quite a lot of light and makes an excellent groundcover. Evergreen

 

Habit: Groundcover
Mature Size (HxW): Spreading

Blechnum Penna Marina

Current Stock Height: 5/10 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$26.99

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aka Crown Fern

Native Fern. This fern also known as the dwarf tree fern as it develops a short trunk when mature. Can be grown indoors or outdoors. Likes a warm shady spot in the garden with moist free draining soil.

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 100cm x 100cm

Blechnum Silver Lady

Current Stock Height: 30/35 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$24.99

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Blechnum Silver Lady

Expected Stock Height: 15/25 cm  ? 

New stock expected Middle of September, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Silver Tree Fern, Ponga, Punga

Native. NZ's iconic national symbol the 'Silver Fern' is relatively easy to grow in a semi-shaded position with humus rich soil and protection from harsh frost. Forms an erect trunk topped off with a crown of green fronds with distinctive silver-white undersides. Evergreen.

It is important that your 'Silver Fern' does not completely dry out in long hot summers. As you will be sitting under it for shade remember to give it a drink when you're having a cold one!

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 4.5m x 3m

Cyathea Dealbata

Expected Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Currently sold out. Add to your waitlist to be advised when next in stock.

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Cyathea Dealbata

Expected Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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aka Soft Tree Fern or Katote

Native. Soft and delicate looking fronds spread horizontally from the crown reaching 2-2.5m in length. The trunk is covered in chestnut coloured scales. Plant in a sheltered position in moist humus rich soil. Water during dry spells. Evergreen
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 8m x 5m

Cyathea Smithii

Current Stock Height: 45/70 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

$34.99

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aka Brown Punga

Native. This is the most common tree fern found in forests throughout New Zealand. It is a medium sized tree fern., fastest growing and tolerates a wide range of conditions. The fronds are harsh to touch and are dark green above and paler on the underside. Water well. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Upright
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 7m x 0.2m

Dicksonia Squarrosa - Brown Ponga

Expected Stock Height: 25/35 cm  ? 

New stock expected Beginning of July, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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