Common Names: Scaly Tree Fern, Australian Tree Fern, Lacy Tree Fern, Cooper’s Tree Fern
Synonyms: Alsophila cooperi, Sphaeropteris cooperi
Description: Cyathea cooperi is a beautiful Australian native fast growing evergreen tree fern. This robust tree fern has large lacy fonds up to 3 m long on a stout oval patterned trunk with many light coloured scales.
Cyathea cooperi suitable for most moist soils in a wide range of positions. Prefers a frost free, humid environment. Will tolerate full sun if well watered.
Foliage – green
Shape – rosette
Watering in rest period – moderately
Watering in active growth period – plentifully
Light – medium
Temperature in rest period – min (-5)C max 20C
Temperature in active growth period – min 22C max 32C
Humidity – high