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An interesting evergreen fern native to eastern Australia, it has upright green fronds with red new young fronds. It naturally grows in wet and shady places, so needs simillar conditions in the garden. Useful for damp areas and shady spots. Good for container growing. Feed with half strength fertiliser in the warmer months. Grows to around 60 centimetres high and wide.
Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified
Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres
Maximum width: 0.6 metres
Minimum width: 0.4 metres
Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: wet, moist.
Clay: wet, moist.
Sand: wet, moist.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Half strength liquid fertiliser.