Gleichenia dicarpa – Coral Fern

A tall fern for moist areas, likes sunny aspects as well as part shade. One common name ‘tangle fern’ is from the roots which trap organic matter, which helps improve erosion areas. Found in moist areas and in tall open forests along the east coast of Australia, from Queensland to Tasmania.

Family : Gleicheniaceae
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Plant Type : Fern
Width : 2
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Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Growth Habit : Spreading
Soil Moisture : Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Bog gardens, Erosion control
Scientific Name: Gleichenia dicarpa
Common Name : Coral Fern
Height : 2
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pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Poolside
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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