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Crown Fern (Lomaria discolor)

Easily grown species. This fern’s common name gives you some clue to its habit. It develops a “crown-like” formation of fronds on top of a small truck (caudex). Contrasting new and old fronds give it an interesting appearance. Crown fern is often seen in our bush in large colonies. Excellent for mass-plantings. Once established it will tolerate quite dry situations. Suits filtered light with good drainage.


Frond length = 50-100cm.