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tree ferns

Can I safely defoliate a dicksonia antarctica? will cutting off all the fronds of a tree fern kill it?

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I think this is the third time I've seen this post :lol: I answered one of them ... can't remember which one now but I did. Just refer to all the others you posted and my answer will be there somewhere.. may not be the answer your looking for but at least I tried! G'luck and Happy Gardening! :D
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I believe I've answered this one as well.... Please be patient with us!

You can, so long as you don't remove the current fiddlehead. However, it will seriously slow growth for at least the next year.

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