Take care to not accidentally cut or damage any emerging, unrolling frond stems in this.
Nature of problem: Cutting off trunk of large tree fern to re-grow. Type of Plant (if known): Tree fern. Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself): Too tall. Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type: good soil. How often do you water the plant.
If it is very slow growing with a soft reddish-brown hairy trunk, it can be transplanted. Cut it off at whatever height you desire and remove all leaves except the curled-up ones in the centre. Dig a hole and plant it. Water it every 3 days or so until it starts growing strongly.
Jun 18, Hard tree ferns cannot be cut in half and transplanted without dying. Soft tree ferns, however, can be cut in half to separate the trunk from the roots. As the trunk is really a root structure, both halves of the plant will regrow into two tree ferns.
Most types of compost are fine, but the key is never to let the plant dry out.
Jun 10, definatly and put it outside shrubhauling.bar trunk for want of a better word is made up of the old shrubhauling.bar a lot of trees and shrubs which you can cut back as the whole thing is shrubhauling.bar only real living thing is the shrubhauling.bar are a phew roots but they are basicly just to hold it shrubhauling.bar years leaves become next years dead shrubhauling.bar is like this to compete for light under a canapy hence liking shrubhauling.bar cant cut the top back at all as you realy are cutting its head of like cutting.
Sep 21, Wear eye protection, long sleeves and gloves before working around the trunk and fronds of the tree fern as numerous skin-irritating hairs and scales line the fronds and stem trunk. Remove all dead fronds by making a crisp, one motion cut of the hand pruner blades 2 to 4 inches above where the frond stem attaches to the crown of the growing tip.
Sep 11, annual springtime cutting back of old fronds on a Dicksonia antartica tree shrubhauling.bar for shaky shrubhauling.bar: these particular tree ferns are in west London, n.