Sometimes misleadingly called the Tasmanian Tree Fern, the majority of Dicksonia
antarctica grow on mainland Australia where the natural habitat is moist and humid.
It certainly sounds as if Thoreau got off, as we say, on the sweet smell of the dicksonia
, which possibly helped trigger his rush of associations.
taeda), organic compost (elaborated with wood shavings taken from the raising bays of experimental guineapigs and rats, cut grasses and vegetable wastes, approximately 2:2:1, made on the decomposition patio of the Federal University of Santa Catarina--UFSC), sphagnum (dried plants of the genus Sphagnum extracted from the swamps of Joinville, Santa Catarina State), shredded xaxim (dilacerated pseudotrunks of Dicksonia
O po de xaxim e obtido pela trituracao do pseudocaule aereo de Dicksonia
Other exotics include the tree fern, Dicksonia
antarctica, another popular species in the contemporary garden which is particularly suited to smaller spaces as it's slow growing.
The Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens friends group will be planting a Dicksonia
Large spectacular tropical ferns, such as Dicksonia
squarrosa, are so demanding of moisture that even their trunks need to be watered.
antarctica is being "salvaged" from ancient forests that are being clear-cut for paper and packaging.
If you're in a sheltered courtyard garden, I love a hint of the exotic with Dicksonia
antarctica," he adds.
The three outgroup taxa, Calochlaena villosa, Dicksonia
antarctica, and Lophosoria quadripinnata, belong to the Dicksoniaceae as circumscribed by Smith et al.
Most tree ferns grown in Britain are Dicksonia
antarctica, not from New Zealand but Australia.
Q Does my Dicksonia
tree fern need any protection during winter?
THE fabulous hardy tree fern Dicksonia
antarctica will give an instant jungle feel to your garden, especially in spring when a fountain of fresh green fronds unfold from the canopy.
Encontram-se as espécies de Blechnum, Dicksonia
, Dicranopteris e Pteris.
And yet, take a look around the average British garden today and the commonest representative of the ferns that you are likely to see is Dicksonia
antarctica, the New Zealand tree fern, so popularised by Alan Titchmarsh in his Barleywood garden in Hampshire.