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     This web page created by Andre O., Fall 2014

     

    Common Name: Tasmanian Tree Fern

    Botanical Name: Dicksonia Antarctica 

    Location:  North side of Main Office building

     

     

    Plant Type:  Evergreen/Deciduous Tree

    Sunset Zones:   Zones  8-9 ,14-17,19-24

    Sun Requirements: Full sun, partial shade in hot climates

    Water Requirements: Moderate to regular water

    Origin: Southern Hemisphere, Island of Tasmania (Australia)

     

     

    Description: Dark brown trunk that holds feathery fronds.

    Grows up to 12 inches in a year. Many arching 3-6 ft fronds growing from trunk.

     

    Leaves:Bright green fronds with lacy texture. Frond medium to dark green.

    Flowers: none

    Fruit: none

     

View looking north of Revere Middle School farm, pathway, wheat, alfalfa, vineyard in distance
View looking north of Revere Middle School farm, pathway, wheat, alfalfa, vineyard in distance
View looking north of Revere Middle School farm, pathway, wheat, alfalfa, vineyard in distance
View looking north of Revere Middle School farm, pathway, wheat, alfalfa, vineyard in distance