Scientific Name: Balantium antarcticum Form: Vase, Weeping
Common Name:Tasmanian tree fern Texture:Very coarse
Family Name:DicksoniaceaeHabit: Upright, Arching
Plant Type: Semi-evergreen, Fern Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 3 - 4m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 8b: (-9.4 to -7 C)
Leaves: Compound, Fern-like, Whorled, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Tripinnate, Lanceolate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: n/a
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown, Nov- Oct
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Sheltered, Deep shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Woodland margin, Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Trunk a fibrous, dark brown; fronds feathery, 1-2 m long.