Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Reaches 20 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. spread.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Year-round Interest
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Does not flower
Botanical Pronunciation:al-SOFF-il-uh os-TRAY-liss
Plant type:Fern
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:15 - 24
Growth habit:Spreading
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Reaches 20 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. spread.
Special features:Year-round Interest
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Does not flower
Design IdeasTree ferns are excellent for shaded nooks and under the canopies of larger shade trees. They add a decidedly lush exotic character to any space, be it under eaves or in atriums. Give them plenty of room overhead and combine with large-leafed foliage plants and very fiery colored exotic flowers.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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