Blechnum discolor crown fern

Blechnum discolour Crown fern. Piupiu.

Found throughout NZ usually in drier forests

Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

Cyathea smithii Soft tree fern

Found throughout NZ in moist soils. Distinguishes itself from other tree fern species because of its 'skirt' of dead fronds that hang from the top of the plant.

Dicksonia squarrosa Wheki

One of our faster growing tree ferns which will tolerate some sun when planted in autumn or winter.

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Marratia salicinia King fern, para

Stunning fern with tropical appearance now rare in the wild due to decimation by wild pigs and goats.