Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Cyathea cooperi

Scaly Tree Fern

Cyatheaceae

Cyathea cooperi 

Form and Size: A slender, tall tree fern to 12m high, with a woody trunk to 20cm diameter

Distribution: Moist forests from north-eastern Qld to Sydney, NSW

Fronds: Bi-pinnate, dull or shiny green above, paler beneath, to 4m x 1m

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from spore
A fast growing tree fern which is popular in cultivation
Fairly hardy as long as the roots are kept moist