Cyathea cooperi Cyatheaceae

Scaly Tree Fern

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.