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How much do tree ferns grow each year?

Group: Perennial with fibrous, woody trunk

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Subsequently, one may also ask, how quickly do tree ferns grow?

The fern grows at 3.5 to 5 cm per year and produces spores at the age of about 20 years.

Also Know, how often do you water a tree fern? Water copiously on a daily basis, or as often as possible as the new fronds emerge. It is vital to keep watering the trunk for at least 6 months after planting.

Simply so, will my tree fern grow back?

The Tasmanian tree fern Dicksonia antarctica will suffer browning and loss of fronds during prolonged frosts, but as long as the growing point at the centre of their caudex (furry brown “trunk”) is intact, they may well sprout back to life as if nothing happened, especially on larger specimens.

Can you over water a tree fern?

WATERING: Tree Ferns love water, and you can never overwater them - soak the trunk and hold the hose into the crown for a couple of minutes when watering. Water every day in hot weather.

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