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Tree Fern Dicksonia Antarctica 2ft - SOLD OUT - TAKING ORDERS FOR AUGUST

Product Code: W23070-01
Price: £64.50 £86.00

SOLD OUT - TAKING ORDERS FOR AUGUST

25% OFF EVERYTHING

HEIGHT QUOTED = TRUNK HEIGHT

FRONDS WILL BE REMOVED PRIOR TO DISPATCH

Tree Fern Dicksonia Antarctica

I have been importing these beautiful ferns from Australia for a number of years, and can vouch for the quality of these specimens.Has the appearance if a knarled log when dormant but fronds soon spring from the crown, growing incredibly quickly. If given enough water the fronds will exceed the height of the trunk from which they emerge: a three foot log will produce fronds in excess of 3 and a half feet.The trunks themselves are incredibly slow 'growing' however as they are made up of the growth from previous years. A three foot tree fern is usually in excess of 36 years old! It is for this reason that it is wise to get a specimen close to the eventual size you require, unless you are incredibly patient.

If going for a smaller size, it could be wise to grow in a pot, then you are not losing the height in the ground- although the garden is also just fine.

Prefers a position in a bit of shade, although I have grown them in almost full sun- basically, the more sun the more water. In the growing season a 3 foot log will take up to 3 watering cans a day!!

Far hardier than often reported, the tree fern will stand down to - 10 deg C without any protection, but personally I would make a ball of horticultural fleece and shove this in the crown/growing point, if the forecast is lower than about -8 deg C.-

FOR PLANTING AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS CLICK HERE 

Orders and Deliveries Continue

Dear Customers,
I know peoples lives are disrupted in an unprecedented way at the moment - and horticultural requirements are rightly very low in peoples priorities.We are closing our site in Leicestershire to the public with immediate effect and until directed otherwise.
However as an ostensibly internet based business we will carry on taking and delivering orders.
In the interests of safety please ensure no physical contact with drivers if possible.

Please note that demand is very high at the moment - time of year coupled with COVID-19 crisis means that deliveries are taking little longer at present

All the best and Kind Regards,
Bill (owner)

Delivery Information:

UK MAINLAND ONLY EXCLUDING IRELAND, HIGHLANDS AND CERTAIN PARTS OF ABERDEENSHIRE


All deliveries to SCOTLAND, CORNWALL AND DEVON: EX, TQ, PL, TR must be under 2.2 meters / 7ft 10in height, otherwise please call for a quote.

ISLE OF WIGHT - Delivery not always possible, please get in touch for a quote before placing an order.

Multiple Addresses: Charges apply to each address - so you need to put more than 1 order in or order over the phone.

Delivery prices per total order: in the case of discounts - delivery charge based on price after discount

UP TO £59 = £14
£60 - £149 = £18
£150 - £299 = £24
OVER 
£300 Free Delivery!

THE COURIERS ARE NOT ABLE TO GIVE US DETAILED TRACKING FOR SMALL ORDERS DISPATCHED IN PARCELS - INCLUDING SMALL TREE FERNS UP TO 6FT

Delivery to other destinations can be arranged by negotiation.

If your delivery is time critical, give us a call before placing your order.

We make every effort to deliver goods within the estimated time - scales, however delays are occasionally inevitable due to unforeseen factors.

​We shall be under no liability for any delay or failure to deliver the products within estimated timescales.

HEIGHT QUOTED = TRUNK HEIGHT

FRONDS WILL BE REMOVED PRIOR TO DISPATCH

Tree Fern Dicksonia Antarctica

I have been importing these beautiful ferns from Australia for a number of years, and can vouch for the quality of these specimens.Has the appearance if a knarled log when dormant but fronds soon spring from the crown, growing incredibly quickly. If given enough water the fronds will exceed the height of the trunk from which they emerge: a three foot log will produce fronds in excess of 3 and a half feet.The trunks themselves are incredibly slow 'growing' however as they are made up of the growth from previous years. A three foot tree fern is usually in excess of 36 years old! It is for this reason that it is wise to get a specimen close to the eventual size you require, unless you are incredibly patient.

If going for a smaller size, it could be wise to grow in a pot, then you are not losing the height in the ground- although the garden is also just fine.

Prefers a position in a bit of shade, although I have grown them in almost full sun- basically, the more sun the more water. In the growing season a 3 foot log will take up to 3 watering cans a day!!

Far hardier than often reported, the tree fern will stand down to - 10 deg C without any protection, but personally I would make a ball of horticultural fleece and shove this in the crown/growing point, if the forecast is lower than about -8 deg C.-

FOR PLANTING AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS CLICK HERE 

Orders and Deliveries Continue

Dear Customers,
I know peoples lives are disrupted in an unprecedented way at the moment - and horticultural requirements are rightly very low in peoples priorities.We are closing our site in Leicestershire to the public with immediate effect and until directed otherwise.
However as an ostensibly internet based business we will carry on taking and delivering orders.
In the interests of safety please ensure no physical contact with drivers if possible.

Please note that demand is very high at the moment - time of year coupled with COVID-19 crisis means that deliveries are taking little longer at present

All the best and Kind Regards,
Bill (owner)

Delivery Information:

UK MAINLAND ONLY EXCLUDING IRELAND, HIGHLANDS AND CERTAIN PARTS OF ABERDEENSHIRE


All deliveries to SCOTLAND, CORNWALL AND DEVON: EX, TQ, PL, TR must be under 2.2 meters / 7ft 10in height, otherwise please call for a quote.

ISLE OF WIGHT - Delivery not always possible, please get in touch for a quote before placing an order.

Multiple Addresses: Charges apply to each address - so you need to put more than 1 order in or order over the phone.

Delivery prices per total order: in the case of discounts - delivery charge based on price after discount

UP TO £59 = £14
£60 - £149 = £18
£150 - £299 = £24
OVER 
£300 Free Delivery!

THE COURIERS ARE NOT ABLE TO GIVE US DETAILED TRACKING FOR SMALL ORDERS DISPATCHED IN PARCELS - INCLUDING SMALL TREE FERNS UP TO 6FT

Delivery to other destinations can be arranged by negotiation.

If your delivery is time critical, give us a call before placing your order.

We make every effort to deliver goods within the estimated time - scales, however delays are occasionally inevitable due to unforeseen factors.

​We shall be under no liability for any delay or failure to deliver the products within estimated timescales.