cyathea dealbata

Susan Northcote asked 11 years ago

My beloved cyathea dealbata tree fern (10 years old) looked as though it had succumbed to the fierce cold of the previous few months. I do, however, see some tiny green fronds appearing from the center even though the other old foliage is black and dead. What is the best way to proceed. Should I cut away all the old, black fronds (they look dreadful) or would that cause further stress to the tree?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Leave it be, cut nothing away as it all helps to provide shelter and humidity, even though it looks bad.