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Re: Tree Fern Help

Thanks. I'll tell him. 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 9:24 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tree Fern Help

> Probably not. Some Dicksonias produce offsets at their base; these can 
> be cut cleanly from the main stem and will usually root in damp 
> peatmoss. If the fern was old enough to have developed offsets, 
> salvaging them is probably his best bet.
> Planting the broken stem in damp peatmoss is worth a try, but I doubt 
> it will work. If he tries that, he ought to cut off most of the fronds 
> to reduce stress from transpiration.
> On Aug 17, 2005, at 8:37 AM, Daryl wrote:
> > A guy on another list broke off his Australian tree fern at the base 
> > while
> > moving it. Can the top be replanted? If so, how?
> >
> > Thanks.

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