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Asplenium bulbiferum Hens and chickens fern

One of our best-known and versatile ferns.

Blechnum discolor crown fern

Blechnum discolour Crown fern. Piupiu.

Found throughout NZ usually in drier forests

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Cyathea dealbata Ponga, silver fern

Well known symbol of NZ, grows in forests throughout NZ.

Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

Dicksonia squarrosa Wheki

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

Todea barbara Found on off-shore islands and north of Bay of Islands.

Attractive fern unfortunately becoming very rare due to forestry and development. Tolerates quite dry conditions.