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Didymochlaena truncatula (Tree Maidenhair)

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Combating too much rain - 8 top tips
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Angus's Top Gum Trees for Gardens. Angus Stewart's list of the best gum trees (Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora) for Australian gardens.

External privacy screens. External privacy screens began to appear in Australian residential and commercial building during the 1950's and 1960's, as a direct result of high density living and higher incomes. For more information and some examples read this article.

Plant description

didymochlaena truncatula tree maidenhair 2

didymochlaena truncatula tree maidenhair 1

Didymochlaena trunculata is a lovely fern from moist rainforest gullies, with long fronds of glossy green, and pink new leaves. It forms a short thick trunk like a mini tree fern.  A nice fern for shady places and great indoors. Keep the soil moist, and feed with a half strength fertiliser through the warm months. Grows to around a metre high and wide.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 0.8 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist.

Clay: moist.

Sand: moist.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Half strength liquid fertiliser.

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